One entry found for parabola.
Main Entry: pa·rab·o·la
Pronunciation: pschwa-primarystressrab-schwa-lschwa
Function: noun
1 : a curve formed by the intersection of a cone with a plane parallel to a straight line in its surface : a curve formed by a point moving so that its distance from a fixed point is equal to its distance from a fixed line
2 : something that is bowl-shaped
- par·a·bol·ic /secondarystresspar-schwa-primarystressbäl-ik/ adjective


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