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en parabolique

English translation: on the parabolic curve

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French term or phrase:en parabolique
English translation:on the parabolic curve
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04:21 Aug 18, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
Tech/Engineering
French term or phrase: en parabolique
En parabolique la tangente au point a/2 est parallèle à AB donc la flèche tangente est égale à la flèche médiane
Vinay
in parabola, or on a parabolic curve
Explanation:
the tangent at point a/2 is parallel to AB. Thus, the tangential arrow is equal to...
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Parrot
Spain
Local time: 02:16
Grading comment
Thanks
-Vinay
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer

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Summary of answers provided
nain parabola, or on a parabolic curve
Parrot
na -1on a/the parabol(ic) curve, with a parabolic form, with a parabol
Mats Wiman


  

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16 mins peer agreement (net): -1
on a/the parabol(ic) curve, with a parabolic form, with a parabol


Explanation:
provided 'en parapolique' is a shortened expression like 'in the caso of parabolic curve...


    Ernst+Norstedt+MW
Mats Wiman
Sweden
Local time: 02:16
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in pair: 133

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
disagree  Marcus Malabad: 'parabol' is not English!
5 mins
  -> I stand corrected! I misread my Norstedts.
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30 mins
in parabola, or on a parabolic curve


Explanation:
the tangent at point a/2 is parallel to AB. Thus, the tangential arrow is equal to...

Parrot
Spain
Local time: 02:16
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 1861
Grading comment
Thanks
-Vinay
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