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standard parallel

[′stan·dərd ′par·ə‚lel]
(mapping)
A parallel on a map or chart along which the scale is as stated for that map or chart.
(geodesy)
The parallel or parallels of latitude used as control lines in the computation of a map projection.

standard parallel

One or more parallels on a map or chart along which the scale is as stated for that map or chart. See standard meridian.
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The standard parallel [[phi].sub.1] is where the cone is tangent to the surface of the globe and is a line of 'true local scale'.
Every 24 miles along the baseline and at each standard parallel, the surveyors laid out another line and ran it due North until it intersected with the next standard parallel.
Users can also print directly from a PC via standard parallel cable.
You may need to tinker with your system configuration to make sure that it is set to EPP (enhanced parallel port) to make use of this speed, but the standard parallel port transfer rate of 1.2-MB/sec.
Also, industry standard parallel programming environments, such as MPI, PVM, and BSP, commonplace across the spectrum of high-end supercomputers, are also available for, and are well suited to, Beowulf-class systems.
The dynamic geometry of the plan cleverly conceals the fact that the housing is economically built largely with straight buildings between standard parallel party walls.
However, the general-purpose approach I've outlined might represent a significant step toward a very large use of parallel computing in many application areas for developing portable and standard parallel software.
All Eagleware programs run on 80286/386/486/Pentium systems with DOS 3.1 +, 640 Kbytes of conventional memory, a coprocessor, EGA/VGA video, a standard parallel port and 2-12 M of hard disk space.
The optional separate Parallel adapter is plugged into the Portfolio bus and a standard parallel cable connects both the Portfolio and a PC for file transfers.
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The line has an industry standard parallel ATA (PATA) interface, and it is optimized for proprietary computers.
Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) will be replacing SCSI in the near future, just as SATA has begun to replace standard Parallel ATA.

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