parabolize

transitive verb pa·rab·o·lize \pəˈrabəˌlīz\

Definition of parabolize

-ed/-ing/-s

  1. 1 :  to express in fables or explain as parables

  2. 2 :  to make (as a mirror for a telescope) parabolic or paraboloidal

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Origin and Etymology of parabolize

in sense 1, from Late Latin parabola parable + English -ize; in sense 2, from New Latin parabola + English -ize


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