semicubical parabola(redirected from Neile parabola)
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Related to Neile parabola: Cubical parabola, witch of Agnesi, Clothoid
semicubical parabola[¦sem·i′kyü·bə·kəl pə′rab·ə·lə]
A plane curve whose equation in Cartesian coordinates x and y is y 2 = ax 3, where a is some constant. Also known as isochrone.