Meaning of Parabolas

English: Parabolas
Bangla: অধিবৃত্ত
Hindi: परवलय, अनुवृत्त
Type: Noun / বিশেষ্য / संज्ञा

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Definition: 1

a plane curve formed by the intersection of a right circular cone with a plane parallel to a generator of the cone; the set of points in a plane that are equidistant from a fixed line and a fixed point in the same plane or in a parallel plane. Equation: y 2 = 2 px or x 2 = 2 py.

Definition: 2

a conic section formed by the intersection of a cone by a plane parallel to its side. Standard equation: y² = 4ax, where 2a is the distance between focus and directrix