¹ *Source: wiktionary.com*

### Definition of Parabolas

**1.** parabola [n] - See also: parabola

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### Lexicographical Neighbors of Parabolas

### Literary usage of Parabolas

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**1.** *The English Works of Thomas Hobbes of Malmesbury* by Thomas Hobbes (1839)

"OF THE EQUATION OF STRAIT LINES WITH THE CROOKED LINES OF **parabolas** AND OTHER
FIGURES MADE IN IMITATION OF **parabolas**. 1. To find the strait line equal to ..."**2.** *Mathematical Questions and Solutions* by W. J. C. Miller (1871)

"Find three **parabolas** such that a tangent of one will be cut harmonically by the
other two. Solution by the Rev. R. TOWNSEND, MA, FRS The envelope of a ..."**3.** *A Treatise on the Higher Plane Curves: Intended as a Sequel to A Treatise on* by George Salmon (1879)

"Newton has given the name " divergent **parabolas**" to the curves considered ...
is that every cubic may be projected into one of the five divergent **parabolas**. ..."**4.** *Problems in Illustration of the Principles of Plane Coordinate Geometry* by William Walton (1851)

"Intersection of **parabolas**. 1. If two **parabolas** have their axes perpendicular ...
The equations to the two **parabolas**, supposing the axes of coordinates to be ..."**5.** *The Collected Mathematical Papers of Arthur Cayley* by Arthur Cayley (1896)

"21), the sections by the planes of zx, zy are the **parabolas** having the ...
У itself along the **parabolas** as directrices. The form is best seen from fig. ..."**6.** *Mathematical Questions and Solutions, from "The Educational Times", with* edited by Constance I Marks (1899)

"Find the foci of two **parabolas** passing through A and B and having XY for their
common directrix. Solution by LIONEL E. REAY, BA; the PROPOSER ; and othert. ..."