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synonyms for parabola

  • arc
  • arch
  • contour
  • loop
  • trajectory
  • ambit
  • bend
  • bight
  • bow
  • camber
  • catenary
  • chord
  • circle
  • circuit
  • circumference
  • compass
  • concavity
  • crook
  • curlicue
  • curvature
  • ellipse
  • festoon
  • flexure
  • hairpin
  • half-moon
  • helix
  • horseshoe
  • hyperbola
  • incurvation
  • incurvature
  • meniscus
  • ogee
  • quirk
  • round
  • sinuosity
  • sweep
  • swerve
  • turn
  • vault
  • whorl
  • curvation
  • rondure

antonyms for parabola

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  • line
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How to use parabola in a sentence

If you’ve ever taken an algebra or physics class, then you’ve met a parabola, the simple curve that can model how a ball flies through the air.
THE SIMPLE MATH BEHIND THE MIGHTY ROOTS OF UNITYPATRICK HONNERSEPTEMBER 23, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
The most important part of a parabola is the vertex — its highest or lowest point — and there are many mathematical techniques for finding it.
THE SIMPLE MATH BEHIND THE MIGHTY ROOTS OF UNITYPATRICK HONNERSEPTEMBER 23, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
New Shepard takes off like a traditional rocket, with a crew capsule separating near the peak of the flight parabola, arcing into space for three minutes of weightless sightseeing, and descending by parachute, while the rocket itself lands upright.
THE JEFF BEZOS-RICHARD BRANSON SPACE RACE IS ABOUT MORE THAN TWO BILLIONAIRES' EGOSJEFFREY KLUGERJULY 9, 2021TIME
In math, parabolas are special U-shaped curves that form by slicing through a cone-shape.
RESEARCHERS REVEAL THE SECRET TO THE PERFECT FOOTBALL THROWHARINI BARATHDECEMBER 15, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
If it wasn’t for the air, Ramirez says, the football would still trace a parabola because of gravity.
RESEARCHERS REVEAL THE SECRET TO THE PERFECT FOOTBALL THROWHARINI BARATHDECEMBER 15, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
If the load travels the reverse way, the shearing force at the head of the train is given by the ordinates of the dotted parabola.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
This parabola is the curve of maximum moments for a travelling load uniform per ft. run.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Now, except for very short bridges and very unequal loads, a parabola can be found which includes the curve of maximum moments.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
Let we be the load per ft. run which would produce the maximum moments represented by this parabola.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 4, PART 3VARIOUS
The planet would then have moved in a parabola, or an hyperbola, curves not returning into themselves.
A SYSTEM OF LOGIC: RATIOCINATIVE AND INDUCTIVEJOHN STUART MILL
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