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  • n. Plural form of parabola.

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Examples

  • It seems as if you are suggesting that, if I do a multiple linear regression and one of the dependent variables is a parabola, then I am "mining" the data for parabolae — which is only true if I ONLY fit a parabola and NO OTHER basis functions.

    A Red Noise Spaghetti Diagram « Climate Audit

  • Description: Dwyer did not have an overpowering fastball … But he could ‘distribute an assortment of variegated curves, elipses, hyperbolae and parabolae with … judgement,’ according to a St. Louis writer.

    The Neyer/James Guide To Pitchers

  • Probant illud parabolae dua?, quacuni Una verfus evangelii hujusce finem, altera in evan* gelio fecundum Lucam continetur.

    Opera omnia sanctorum patrum graecorum: graece et latine

  • He proved that if a body be projected with any velocity in free space, subject only to a central force, varying inversely as the square of the distance, the body must revolve in a curve which may be any one of the sections of a cone -- a circle, ellipse, parabola, or hyperbola; and he found that those comets of which he had observations move in parabolae round the Sun, and are thus subject to the universal law.

    History of Astronomy

  • | atur, hoceft | crtangentemin pun cum parabolae reperire.,

    Opera geometrica

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