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parabolic

[-bol′ik]
(in ultrasonics) pertaining to flow conditions in blood vessels. Under parabolic flow, blood cells in the middle of the vessels move the fastest, with a gradual decrease in flow velocity for points farther away from the center.
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function for hyperbola and parabola on the sphere (ellipsoid) which we considered in paragraph 2.
The Fourth Degree Parabola as Transition Curve, Union of Chambers of Turkish Engineers and Architects Chambers of Survey and Cadastre Engineers, Journal of Geodesy, Geoinformation and Land Management 101: 31-39.
A partir disso, proporemos duas formas de captacao discursiva para analisar de que maneira a parabola biblica, sobretudo a contada por Jesus nos Evangelhos, investe discursivamente em outros generos que a antecederam.
The parabola is defined using equation (2), which is used for computing all the points on it.
Triangles in a Lattice Parabola, The College Mathematics Journal, 22(1991), No.
Modeling of the cable as a discrete parabola in different spans does not hold true in continuous span structures as this creates discontinuity at the juncture of different spans.
Think of this as a flow chart," he added slowly, as he ran his hand down from the parabola, pausing a moment at the central disk, then moving down along the tags.
In each text the parabola sections consist of various examples and exercises on how to plot points on graphs.
Let F(0,p) by the focus of y = -p the directrix of the parabola [x.
2002 saw the release of their live album Afterwords and they have now reissued their three previous albums as an anthology pack called Parabola Road.
The book as a whole is organized in shape of a parabola, moving from "the apparent endorsement" of hypermilitarism in Tamburlaine to "the apparent repudiation of it in Faustus" (15).
For another example, a poem called "Lodestar" begins as follows: "A hide-and-seek hyperbola / metamorphoses into a parabola," and this parabola is then asked to "usher us out of history / not of our making.