"parabolical" Definition

  1. a. Of the nature of a parable; expressed by a parable or figure; allegorical; as, parabolical instruction.
  2. a. Having the form or nature of a parabola; pertaining to, or resembling, a parabola; as, a parabolic curve.
  3. a. Generated by the revolution of a parabola, or by a line that moves on a parabola as a directing curve; as, a parabolic conoid.

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Position in dictionary: 70920 of 111710 words.
Word Type: a., a., a.,
Words that start with "parabolical": 2
Words that end with "parabolical": 1
Words that contain "parabolical": 2
Next words in dictionary: parabolically, paraboliform, parabolism, parabolist, paraboloid, paraboloidal, parabronchia, parabronchium, paracelsian, paracelsist
Previous words in dictionary: parabolic, parabole, parabolas, parabola, parable, parablastic, parablast, parabanic, para-, para nut

English Dictionary Definition of parabolical

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