**semicubical** — “+ adjective Etymology: semi + cubical : characterized by the square root of the cube of a quantity a semicubical parabola … Useful english dictionary

**semicubical** — semi·cubical … English syllables

**Semicubical parabola** — Semicubical parabolas for different values of a. In mathematics, a semicubical parabola is a curve defined parametrically as The parameter can be removed t … Wikipedia

**Semicubical parabola** — Semicubical Sem i*cu bic*al, a. (Math.) Of or pertaining to the square root of the cube of a quantity. [1913 Webster] {Semicubical parabola}, a curve in which the ordinates are proportional to the square roots of the cubes of the abscissas. [1913 … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**semicubical parabola** — Parabola Pa*rab o*la, n.; pl. {Parabolas}. [NL., fr. Gr. ?; so called because its axis is parallel to the side of the cone. See {Parable}, and cf. {Parabole}.] (Geom.) (a) A kind of curve; one of the conic sections formed by the intersection of… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**cubical parabola** — Parabola Pa*rab o*la, n.; pl. {Parabolas}. [NL., fr. Gr. ?; so called because its axis is parallel to the side of the cone. See {Parable}, and cf. {Parabole}.] (Geom.) (a) A kind of curve; one of the conic sections formed by the intersection of… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Parabola** — Pa*rab o*la, n.; pl. {Parabolas}. [NL., fr. Gr. ?; so called because its axis is parallel to the side of the cone. See {Parable}, and cf. {Parabole}.] (Geom.) (a) A kind of curve; one of the conic sections formed by the intersection of the… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Parabolas** — Parabola Pa*rab o*la, n.; pl. {Parabolas}. [NL., fr. Gr. ?; so called because its axis is parallel to the side of the cone. See {Parable}, and cf. {Parabole}.] (Geom.) (a) A kind of curve; one of the conic sections formed by the intersection of… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

**Arc length** — Determining the length of an irregular arc segment is also called rectification of a curve. Historically, many methods were used for specific curves. The advent of infinitesimal calculus led to a general formula that provides closed form… … Wikipedia

**Evolute** — In the differential geometry of curves, the evolute of a curve is the locus of all its centers of curvature. Equivalently, it is the envelope of the normals to a curve. The original curve is an involute of its evolute. (Compare and… … Wikipedia