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## noun

pa·rab·o·la
pə-ˈra-bə-lə

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**:**a plane curve generated by a point moving so that its distance from a fixed point is equal to its distance from a fixed line

**:**the intersection of a right circular cone with a plane parallel to an element of the cone

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