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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Resembling or expressed by a usually short fictitious story that illustrates a moral attitude or a religious principle adj. - Having the form of a plane curve generated by a point.

Usage examples (35)
  • This steepness would be described as a parabolic move on the chart by stock traders.
  • I have heard of a wonderful mirror known to science, which is called the parabolic mirror.
  • Andasol 1 is a solar-thermal power station and what is known as a parabolic trough power station.
  • Workers assemble a pilot solar collector known as a parabolic trough during testing for the proposed solar power plant near Blythe, Calif. for more
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