﻿ Definition of parabolic. Meaning of parabolic. Synonyms of parabolic

# Definition of parabolic. Meaning of parabolic. Synonyms of parabolic

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## Definition of parabolic

Parabolic
Parabolic Par`a*bol"ic, Parabolical Par`a*bol"ic*al, a. [Gr. paraboliko`s figurative: cf. F. parabolique. See Parable.] 1. Of the nature of a parable; expressed by a parable or figure; allegorical; as, parabolical instruction. 2. [From Parabola.] (Geom.) (a) Having the form or nature of a parabola; pertaining to, or resembling, a parabola; as, a parabolic curve. (b) Generated by the revolution of a parabola, or by a line that moves on a parabola as a directing curve; as, a parabolic conoid. Parabolic conoid, a paraboloid; a conoid whose directing curve is a parabola. See Conoid. Parabolic mirror (Opt.), a mirror having a paraboloidal surface which gives for parallel rays (as those from very distant objects) images free from aberration. It is used in reflecting telescopes. Parabolic spindle, the solid generated by revolving the portion of a parabola cut off by a line drawn at right angles to the axis of the curve, about that line as an axis. Parabolic spiral, a spiral curve conceived to be formed by the periphery of a semiparabola when its axis is wrapped about a circle; also, any other spiral curve having an analogy to the parabola.

## Meaning of parabolic from wikipedia

- parabolic usually refers to something in a shape of a parabola . parabolic may refer to: in mathematics: in elementary mathematics, especially
- a parabolic antenna is an antenna that uses a parabolic reflector , a curved surface with the cross-sectional shape of a parabola , to
- plural parabolas or parabolae, adjective parabolic, from greek : παραβολή) is a two-dimensional, mirror-symmetrical curve , which is
- a parabolic (or paraboloid or paraboloidal) reflector (or dish or mirror) is a reflective surface used to collect or project energy such
- in astrodynamics or celestial mechanics a parabolic trajectory is a kepler orbit with the eccentricity equal to 1. when moving away
- a parabolic partial differential equation is a type of second-order partial differential equation (pde) which describes a wide family of
- parabolic: u-shaped mounds of sand with convex noses trailed by elongated arms are parabolic dunes. these dunes are formed from blowout
- in stock and securities market technical analysis , parabolic sar (parabolic stop and reverse) is a method devised by j. welles wilder, jr.
- parabolic geometry may refer to: euclidean geometry , where euclidean space is viewed as the natural representation space of the group of
- parabolic transforms: a non-identity möbius transformation defined by a matrix \mathfrak h of determinant one is said to be parabolic if:\