Meaning of parabolic

par•a•bol•ic

Pronunciation: (par"u-bol'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. having the form or outline of a parabola.
  2. having a longitudinal section in the form of a paraboloid or parabola: a parabolic reflector.
  3. of, pertaining to, or resembling a parabola.

par•a•bol•ic

Pronunciation: (par"u-bol'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. of, pertaining to, or involving a parable.
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