- of, relating to, or involving a parable.
Origin of parabolic2
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Examples from the Web for parabolically
- of, relating to, or shaped like a parabola
- shaped like a paraboloida parabolic mirror
- of or resembling a parable
Word Origin and History for parabolically
mid-15c., from Late Latin parabolicus, from late Greek parabolikos "figurative," from parabole (see parable). Related: Parabolical.
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