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nonparallel

(ˌnɒnˈpærəˌlɛl)
adj
not parallel
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Adj.1.nonparallel - of or relating to the sequential performance of multiple operations; "serial processing"
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
asynchronous - not synchronous; not occurring or existing at the same time or having the same period or phase
2.nonparallel - (of e.g. lines or paths) not parallel; converging
oblique - slanting or inclined in direction or course or position--neither parallel nor perpendicular nor right-angled; "the oblique rays of the winter sun"; "acute and obtuse angles are oblique angles"; "the axis of an oblique cone is not perpendicular to its base"
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Clay, S., 1994, The Nonparallel Weekend Effect in the Stock and Bond Markets, The Journal of Financial Research Vol.
However, with the patient standing, the descent of the bladder relative to the pubococcygeal line was accentuated, and the levator sling was oblique and nonparallel to the pubococcygeal line.
A significant interaction means that there are at least two nonparallel lines between at least two levels of the other factor.
One die face was machined nonparallel to the second die face, by about 1[degrees].
be nonparallel without affecting extralateral rights).
Search was also easiest when a target was present, indicative of the nonparallel and self-terminating nature of the task.
Levels of integration include: Level 0--No true integration, the blocks were all flat or vertical; Level 1--At least one block is used to tie together or span other blocks; Level 1a--Simple integrations, arches, or bridges on same plane, enclosures; Level 1b--Complexity increases, arches or bridges may be on two nonparallel planes; Level 2--At least two arches or bridges are joined together by one other block.
EFL nonparallel structures often result from the teaching practice where foreign language learners are encouraged to vary sentence length and to increase sentence complexity in an effort to reduce the degree of foreignness in their writing.
Johnston and Allington (1985) conclude that this nonparallel or fragmented instruction does not allow students to thoroughly learn and practice a consistent set of strategies but causes them to forget or distort some strategies
The laminate material contains multiple bond lines that are oriented in a direction selected from nonparallel first and second directions to the first direction.
"This discontinuous and nonparallel list goes on, both suggesting that The Center contains everything within its walls and that the quality of anything consists only of its illusive commodity value.