the axiom in Euclidean geometry that only one line can be drawn through a given point so that the line is parallel to a given line that does not contain the point.
Creating Rhythm and Balance with Parallelisms
When writers use very similar wording across several sentences or lines of poetry, it’s known as parallel sentence structure. Doing this creates rhythm and balance. Parallel sentence structures are also known as parallelisms. Simple parallelisms may be as short as words or phrases. More complex ones may combine entire clauses or sentences. Parallel sentence structures can highlight aspects of stories and poems in many ways. …
Do bilingual babies actually have more brain power?
A recent study led by Janet Werker, a psychologist at Vancouver’s University of British Columbia, suggests that children who learn two languages at once may have increased cognitive abilities such as enhanced visual and auditory sensitivity. While Werker does not believe that a person must grow up in a bilingual environment to gain such advantages, the study suggests that it can’t hurt. Werker studied both …
Also called parallel axiom.
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The last published work of Saccheri was a recital of his endeavors at demonstrating the parallel-postulate.
It consists of results arrived at by geometers in seeking a proof of the parallel-postulate.
See under Euclidean.
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