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While a parabolic dish has the useful property of being sensitive to a fairly large area of sky, if a candidate signal is detected, there is no way of knowing exactly where it came from.
Bitcoin has made parabolic runs upward before, notably December 2017 and mid-2019, before major tumbles.
Farther from the center they become parabolic, but they are quite good over the entire plate, 3¼ by 4¼ inches.
Its depth at the crown is 33 ft., and its centre line follows nearly the parabolic line of pressures.
In spans over 200 ft. it is economical to have one horizontal boom and one polygonal (approximately parabolic) boom.
The posterior are intermixed with round and square pieces, and the extremity of the armour near the tail is of a parabolic figure.
BUFFON'S NATURAL HISTORY. VOLUME VII (OF 10)GEORGES LOUIS LECLERC DE BUFFON
We use a small atomic cavity radiator at one end of which is a rough relux parabolic filter.
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
But many of these have no parabolic force whatever: and from all of them poetical beauty suffers.
They swung about the star in a parabolic orbit, for, at their velocity, the sun could not hold them in a planetary orbit.
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
You could not make out what it was, but I saw enough to convince me that it was a gigantic parabolic mirror.
THE MOON METALGARRETT P. SERVISS

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