About The Word Hyperbolic
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Hyperbolic
Hyperbolic Definition And Meaning 

What's The Definition Of Hyperbolic?
[adj] enlarged beyond truth or reasonableness; "had an exaggerated (or inflated) opinion of himself"; "a hyperbolic style"
[adj] of or relating to a hyperbola; "hyperbolic functions" Synonyms  Synonyms for Hyperbolic: exaggerated  increased  inflated Related Terms  Find terms related to Hyperbolic: See Also  Hyperbolic In Webster's Dictionary \Hy`per*bol"ic\, Hyperbolical \Hy`per*bol"ic*al\, a.
[L. hyperbolicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. hyperbolique.]
1. (Math.) Belonging to the hyperbola; having the nature of
the hyperbola.
2. (Rhet.) Relating to, containing, or of the nature of,
hyperbole; exaggerating or diminishing beyond the fact;
exceeding the truth; as, an hyperbolical expression.
``This hyperbolical epitaph.'' Fuller.
{Hyperbolic functions} (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.
{Hyperbolic logarithm}. See {Logarithm}.
{Hyperbolic spiral} (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.

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