# hyperbolic

Syllabification: hy·per·bol·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌhīpərˈbälik /

## Definition of hyperbolic in English:

1Of or relating to a hyperbola.
Example sentences
• In other words, in the hyperbolic disc the rectangles needed for the argument simply do not exist.
• I mean I liked it as much as I like finding the centres, vertices, foci, and asymptotes of various hyperbolic graphs.
• Whereas hyperbolic activity and elliptic motion characterizes the cab, a big rig manifests an elliptic activity and hyperbolic motion.
1.1 Mathematics (Of a function, e.g., a cosine) having the same relation to a rectangular hyperbola as the unqualified function does to a circle.
Example sentences
• In fact, it corresponds to the graph of a function called the hyperbolic cosine.
• See this issue's mystery mix for a comparison of Euclidean, hyperbolic, and spherical geometry.
• He studied time dependent hyperbolic partial differential equations and also began to work on the Cauchy problem.
2(Of language) exaggerated; hyperbolical.
Example sentences
• Amazingly enough, the tone of the article is a throwback to the hyperbolic language of the boom.
• Avoid hyperbolic language and narration that pump air into stories that have no real substance.
• They should answer hyperbolic attacks with exaggerated speech of their own, if that's what it takes to stave off political annihilation.

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