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parabola

noun [C] uk   us   /pəˈræb.əl.ə/ specialized
a type of curve such as that made by an object that is thrown up in the air and falls to the ground in a different place
parabolic
adjective uk   /ˌpær.əˈbɒl.ɪk/  us   /ˌper.əˈbɑː.lɪk/
a parabolic curve/trajectory
Translations of “parabola”
in Chinese (Traditional) 拋物線…
in Chinese (Simplified) 抛物线…
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