parabolism

Parabolism

Pa*rab"o*lism\ (p[.a]*r[a^]b"[-o]*l[i^]z'm), n. [From Parabola.] (Alg.) The division of the terms of an equation by a known quantity that is involved in the first term. [Obs.]
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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