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If it wasn’t for the air, Ramirez says, the football would still trace a parabola because of gravity.
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In math, parabolas are special U-shaped curves that form by slicing through a cone-shape.
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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
Across a mound of thrown-up sand one of the lanterns cast a short parabola of shadow.
MUSHROOM TOWNOLIVER ONIONS
Thus the fireplace end of the room lay in a sort of irregular parabola of illumination.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE EVIDENCEOLIVER ONIONS
He heard Captain Downs's astonished oath when he dove over that worthy mariner's head, a human comet in a twenty-foot parabola.
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