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# Hyperbolical

[hahy-per-bol-ik] /ˌhaɪ pərˈbɒl ɪk/

1.
having the nature of hyperbole; exaggerated.
2.
using hyperbole; exaggerating.
3.
Mathematics.

/ˌhaɪpəˈbɒlɪk/
1.
of or relating to a hyperbola
2.
(rhetoric) of or relating to a hyperbole

1640s (iperbolical is from early 15c.), from Greek hyperbolikos “extravagant,” from hyperbole “extravagance,” literally “a throwing beyond” (see hyperbole). Geometric sense is from 1670s. Related: Hyperbolically.

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• Hyperbolically

[hahy-per-bol-ik] /ˌhaɪ pərˈbɒl ɪk/ adjective 1. having the nature of hyperbole; exaggerated. 2. using hyperbole; exaggerating. 3. Mathematics. /ˌhaɪpəˈbɒlɪk/ adjective 1. of or relating to a hyperbola 2. (rhetoric) of or relating to a hyperbole adj. 1640s (iperbolical is from early 15c.), from Greek hyperbolikos “extravagant,” from hyperbole “extravagance,” literally “a throwing beyond” (see hyperbole). […]

• Hyperbolic-function

noun, Mathematics. 1. a function of an angle expressed as a relationship between the distances from a point on a hyperbola to the origin and to the coordinate axes, as hyperbolic sine or hyperbolic cosine: often expressed as combinations of exponential functions. noun 1. any of a group of functions of an angle expressed as […]

• Hyperbolic-geometry

noun, Geometry. 1. the branch of non-Euclidean geometry that replaces the parallel postulate of Euclidean geometry with the postulate that two distinct lines may be drawn parallel to a given line through a point not on the given line.

• Hyperbolic-paraboloid

noun, Geometry. 1. a paraboloid that can be put into a position such that its sections parallel to one coordinate plane are hyperbolas, with its sections parallel to the other two coordinate planes being parabolas.

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