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# hyperbolic

## Definitions

### from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

• adjective Of, relating to, or employing hyperbole.
• adjective Of, relating to, or having the form of a hyperbola.
• adjective Of or relating to a geometric system in which two or more lines can be drawn through any point in a plane and not intersect a given line in the plane.
• adjective Of or relating to a hyperbolic function.

### from The Century Dictionary.

• Pertaining to or of the nature of hyperbole; obviously exaggerating or exaggerated.
• Pertaining to or of the nature of the hyperbola.
• Having a pair of real points at infinity. Thus, hyperbolic space is so called beacause in it every right line has two real points at infinity; so hyperbolic transformation, substitution, etc.

### from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

• adjective (Math.) Belonging to the hyperbola; having the nature of the hyperbola.
• adjective (Rhet.) Relating to, containing, or of the nature of, hyperbole; exaggerating or diminishing beyond the fact; exceeding the truth.
• adjective (Math.) certain functions which have relations to the hyperbola corresponding to those which sines, cosines, tangents, etc., have to the circle; and hence, called hyperbolic sines, hyperbolic cosines, etc.
• adjective See Logarithm.
• adjective (Math.) a spiral curve, the law of which is, that the distance from the pole to the generating point varies inversely as the angle swept over by the radius vector.

### from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

• adjective of or relating to hyperbole
• adjective using hyperbole: exaggerated
• adjective Of or pertaining to an hyperbola.
• adjective Indicates that the specified function is a hyperbolic function rather than a trigonometric function.
• adjective mathematics Having negative curvature or sectional curvature.
• adjective geometry, topology Whose domain has two (possibly ideal) fixed points joined by a line mapped to itself by translation.
• adjective topology Of, pertaining to, or in a hyperbolic space (a space having negative curvature or sectional curvature).

### from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

• adjective enlarged beyond truth or reasonableness
• adjective of or relating to a hyperbola

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• "It should be obvious to even the most dimwitted individual who holds an advanced degree in hyperbolic topology that Homer Simpson has stumbled into the third dimension"

- Professor Frink

January 21, 2007