Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The division of the terms of an equation by a known quantity that is involved in the first term.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The division of the terms of an equation by a known quantity that is involved in the first term.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The operation of dividing an algebraic equation by the coefficient of the term of the highest degree in the unknown.

Etymologies

parabola +‎ -ism (Wiktionary)

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