[hahy-per-bol-ik] /ˌhaɪ pərˈbɒl ɪk/
having the nature of hyperbole; exaggerated.
using hyperbole; exaggerating.
of or relating to a hyperbola
(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.
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 […]
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.
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.
[hahy-pur-buh-lahyz] /haɪˈpɜr bəˌlaɪz/ verb (used without object), hyperbolized, hyperbolizing. 1. to use ; exaggerate. verb (used with object), hyperbolized, hyperbolizing. 2. to represent or express with or exaggeration. /haɪˈpɜːbəˌlaɪz/ verb 1. to express (something) by means of hyperbole