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Brewer's: Parallel

None but himself can be his parallel. Wholly without a peer; “Quaris Alcidae parem;” “nemo proximus nec secundus.” There are many similar sentences; for example: &#8…

parallel processing

(Encyclopedia) parallel processing, the concurrent or simultaneous execution of two or more parts of a single computer program , at speeds far exceeding those of a conventional computer . Parallel...

Live

Secret SamadhiRadioactive This young Pennsylvania band shot to the bigtime on the strength of its six-times platinum sophomore effort, Throwing Copper. On this follow-up album, Live played to …

live oak

(Encyclopedia) live oak: see oak .

standard of living

(Encyclopedia) standard of living, level of consumption that an individual, group, or nation has achieved. The evaluation of a standard of living is relative, depending upon the judgment of the observer as to...

living wage

(Encyclopedia) living wage, the hourly wage that, at a minimum, supports a standard of living above the poverty level in a given locality. It differs from the minimum wage , which often provides a less ...

cost of living

(Encyclopedia) cost of living, amount of money needed to buy the goods and services necessary to maintain a specified standard of living . The cost of living is closely tied to rates of inflation ...

living will

(Encyclopedia) living will, legal document in which a person expresses in advance his or her wishes concerning the use of artificial life support , to be referred to should the person be unable to commu...