parabool

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parabool

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin parabola, from Ancient Greek παραβολή (parabolḗ), from παραβάλλω (parabállō, I set side by side), from παρά (pará, beside) + βάλλω (bállō, I throw).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌpaːraːˈboːl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: pa‧ra‧bool
  • Rhymes: -oːl

NounEdit

parabool m (plural parabolen, diminutive parabooltje n)

  1. (mathematics) parabola (a conic section)
  2. (literature) understatement

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