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# parametric equation

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noun Mathematics.

one of two or more equations expressing the location of a point on a curve or surface by determining each coordinate separately.

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## Origin of parametric equation

First recorded in 1905–10

## Words nearby parametric equation

parameter, parameterize, parametric, parametric amplifier, parametric equalizer, parametric equation, parametric equations, parametric statistics, parametritis, parametrium, parametrize

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