# en parabolique

## English translation: on the parabolic curve

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 French term or phrase: en parabolique English translation: on the parabolic curve

 04:21 Aug 18, 2001
French to English translations [Non-PRO]
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 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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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 WimanSwedenLocal time: 02:16Native speaker of: SwedishPRO pts in pair: 133

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disagree  Marcus Malabad: 'parabol' is not English!
 5 mins
-> I stand corrected! I misread my Norstedts.
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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...

 ParrotSpainLocal time: 02:16Native speaker of: EnglishPRO pts in pair: 1861
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 Thanks -Vinay
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