Enter a clue or pattern or both:

### The Clue

Plane curve (8 letter answer)

### The Answer

PARABOLA

### Tags

### Notes

The answer PARABOLA is rarely seen, appearing only about once every 1600 puzzles.

### Related Clues

Firecracker's path

Geometric curve

Geometry line

Result of plotting, perhaps

It has a mathematical focus

What's represented by x2 = 4py

### Definition

PARABOLA as a noun:

1. a plane curve formed by the intersection of a right circular cone and a plane parallel to an element of the curve