Having the form of a parabola.
of or pertaining to → parabola.
ânten-e sahmi (#)
Fr.: antenne parabolique
An antenna comprising a parabolic reflector with a receiving and/or transmitting element positioned at or near its focal point.
âyene-ye sahmi (#)
Fr.: miroir parabolique
A concave mirror that has the form of a paraboloid of revolution.
Fr.: orbite parabolique
An orbit whose overall shape is like a parabola; it is the limiting case between an elliptical orbit (eccentricity less than 1) and a hyperbolic orbit (eccentricity larger than 1). The speed necessary to form a parabolic orbit is known as the escape velocity.
Fr.: vitesse parabolique
The speed necessary to form a parabolic orbit around a gravitational center. It is also the minimum speed necessary to escape from the gravitational pull of a body.