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parabola

pa·rab·o·la

parabola

 
pronunciation:
p rae b l
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Word Combinations (noun), Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: a plane curve such as that formed by the intersection of a right circular cone and a plane that is parallel to a straight line up the side of the cone, such curve resembling the path of an object that is thrown forward in the air and falls to earth.
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