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OTHER WORDS FROM parabolicpar·a·bol·i·cal·ism, nounpar·a·bol·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·par·a·bol·i·cal, adjectivenon·par·a·bol·i·cal·ly, adverb
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At the four-minute mark, the capsule will reach the peak of its parabolic flight and then begin to descend back into the atmosphere.Why Jeff Bezos Should Be Applauded for Going to Space|Jeffrey Kluger|June 7, 2021|Time
He wasn’t really offering a voyage into space, but a parabolic ballistic shot to the edge of space and, after a fleeting few minutes of weightlessness, a glide back to earth with spectacular views.Branson Grows Old While Bezos Takes Over Space Travel|Clive Irving|May 6, 2021|The Daily Beast
They’ll also go on parabolic flights that simulate weightlessness.This is how (almost) anyone can train to be an astronaut|Neel Patel|March 24, 2021|MIT Technology Review
While a parabolic dish has the useful property of being sensitive to a fairly large area of sky, if a candidate signal is detected, there is no way of knowing exactly where it came from.SETI: New Signal Excites Alien Hunters—Here’s How We Could Find Out if It’s Real|Michael Garrett|January 7, 2021|Singularity Hub
Bitcoin has made parabolic runs upward before, notably December 2017 and mid-2019, before major tumbles.
Farther from the center they become parabolic, but they are quite good over the entire plate, 3¼ by 4¼ inches.Photographs of Nebul and Clusters|James Edward Keeler
Its depth at the crown is 33 ft., and its centre line follows nearly the parabolic line of pressures.
In spans over 200 ft. it is economical to have one horizontal boom and one polygonal (approximately parabolic) boom.
The posterior are intermixed with round and square pieces, and the extremity of the armour near the tail is of a parabolic figure.Buffon's Natural History. Volume VII (of 10)|Georges Louis Leclerc de Buffon
We use a small atomic cavity radiator at one end of which is a rough relux parabolic filter.Islands of Space|John W Campbell