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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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In those cases, the Young's modulus increased parabolically with true silicate content.
The intensity of brightness in Niedermayr's photographs, with sunlight almost parabolically intensified by the thin air and dizzying reflections of the snow, practically washes the tourists out of existence.
The principal character in "Flowers," parabolically christened Karlu Manju (Charlemagne), is involved in intellectualism, which is seen throughout as a significant contribution to society since it serves as a balance to the political opportunism of the "weak creatures" (i.
The narrative voice measures Okonkwo's exile from his clan parabolically, in terms of quite realistic losses in traditional power and stature:
Aggregate deal value for financial institutions has come half-circle over the last five periods, parabolically checking in at a total of $76.
3]Sn was formed during soldering and grew parabolically during subsequent solid state ageing.