- parabolic aerial,
- parabolic antenna,
- parabolic mirror,
Origin of parabolic2
Examples from the Web for parabolical
It is divided into narrative, representative, and allusive or parabolical poetry.
The ball ascended to the zenith in a parabolical curve, and was lost amongst the other planets.The Orpheus C. Kerr Papers. Series 3|Robert H. Newell
These readers accordingly would find a parabolical or pictorial explanation of the incidents.The Expositor's Bible:The Book of Numbers|Robert A. Watson
He was an earnest, plain-spun sort of individual, but he got through his parabolical exposition very satisfactorily.Our Churches and Chapels|Atticus
Whether the Clergy will like this parabolical Explication of it, I neither know nor care.Six Discourses on the Miracles of our Saviour|Thomas Woolston
mid-15c., from Late Latin parabolicus, from late Greek parabolikos "figurative," from parabole (see parable). Related: Parabolical.