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- n. Plural form of parabola.
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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.
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.
Probant illud parabolae dua?, quacuni Una verfus evangelii hujusce finem, altera in evan* gelio fecundum Lucam continetur.
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.
| atur, hoceft | crtangentemin pun cum parabolae reperire.,