Meaning of PARABOLIC in English


transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌpa-rə-ˈbä-lik ]


Etymology: in sense 1, from Late Latin parabola parable; in sense 2, from New Latin parabola

Date: 1669

1. : expressed by or being a parable : allegorical

2. : of, having the form of, or relating to a parabola

motion in a parabolic curve

• par·a·bol·i·cal·ly -li-k(ə-)lē adverb

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