Synonyms for parabolic
|Grammar : Adj|
|Spell : par-uh-bol-ik|
|Phonetic Transcription : ˌpær əˈbɒl ɪk|
Définition of parabolicOrigin :
- mid-15c., from Late Latin parabolicus, from late Greek parabolikos "figurative," from parabole (see parable). Related: Parabolical.
- As in allegorical : adj symbolic
- To a stranger it is just a little confusing to be so parabolic—so to speak.
- Extract from : « Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete » by Albert Bigelow Paine
- The walls then rise, in parabolic outline, to a pointed apex.
- Extract from : « History of Ancient Art » by Franz von Reber
- A type of parabolic reflector now in use is shown in fig. 30.
- Extract from : « Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 6 » by Various
- The two shapes in use are the triangular and the parabolic or balloon-shaped.
- Extract from : « The Theory and Practice of Archery » by Horace Ford
- The parabolic mirror will reflect the star to a perfect focus.
- Extract from : « Catharine Furze » by Mark Rutherford
- They got him out of the parabolic curve and headed back down.
- Extract from : « What Need of Man? » by Harold Calin
- For what are the circumstances of the parabolic representation?
- Extract from : « Primitive Christian Worship » by James Endell Tyler
- Barbican maintained it was the parabolic; M'Nicholl insisted that it was the hyperbolic.
- Extract from : « All Around the Moon » by Jules Verne
- Its course was parabolic and it would probably land somewhere in South Dakota.
- Extract from : « Operation Terror » by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
- He made with his own hands 430 parabolic mirrors for reflecting telescopes, besides a great number of complete instruments.
- Extract from : « Pioneers of Science » by Oliver Lodge
Antonyms for parabolic
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