subparallel

adjective
sub·​par·​al·​lel | \ ˌsəb-ˈper-ə-ˌlel How to pronounce subparallel (audio) , -ˈpa-rə-, -ləl \
variants: or sub-parallel

Definition of subparallel

: nearly parallel : not quite parallel … other faults in the area, most of which run parallel or subparallel to the San Andreas.— Linda Rowan

First Known Use of subparallel

1803, in the meaning defined above

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“Subparallel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subparallel. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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