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Definition of Parabolical
ParabolicalParabolic 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
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 Parabolical from wikipedia
- coordinates parabolic
Möbius transformation Parabolic geometry
(disambiguation) Parabolic spiral Parabolic
line In advanced
- A parabolic
or paraboloidal) reflector
(or dish or mirror) is a reflective surface
used to collect
or project energy
such as light, sound...
- A parabolic antenna
is an antenna
that uses a parabolic
reflector, a curved surface
with the cross-sectional shape
of a parabola, to direct
- A parabolic trough
is a type of solar thermal collector
that is straight
in one dimension
as a parabola
in the other
with a polished...
- Parabolic geometry
name for Euclidean
geometry, a comprehensive
and deductive mathematical system Parabolic
- In astrodynamics
or celestial mechanics
a parabolic trajectory
is a Kepler orbit
with the eccentricity equal
to 1 and is an unbound orbit
that is exactly...
- Parabolic coordinates
are a two-dimensional orthogonal coordinate system
the coordinate lines
parabolas. A three-dimensional version...
- A parabolic
arch is an arch in the shape
of a parabola. In structures, their curve represents
an efficient method
of load, and so can be found
- A parabolic microphone
is a microphone
that uses a parabolic reflector
and focus sound waves
onto a transducer, in much the same way that a...
- parabolas. The parabola
has many important
applications, from a parabolic antenna
or parabolic microphone
to automobile headlight reflectors
and the design...
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