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PARABOLA

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does parabola mean? 

PARABOLA (noun)
  The noun PARABOLA has 1 sense:

1. a plane curve formed by the intersection of a right circular cone and a plane parallel to an element of the curve

  Familiarity information: PARABOLA used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PARABOLA (noun)


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Meaning:

A plane curve formed by the intersection of a right circular cone and a plane parallel to an element of the curve

Classified under:

Nouns denoting two and three dimensional shapes

Hypernyms ("parabola" is a kind of...):

conic; conic section ((geometry) a curve generated by the intersection of a plane and a circular cone)


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