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Hyperbolic


HYPERBOL'IC

HYPERBOL'ICAL, noun Belonging to the hyperbola; having the nature of the hyperbola.

1. Relating to or containing hyperbole; exaggerating or diminishing beyond the fact; exceeding the truth; as a hyperbolical expression.

Hyperbolic space, in geometry, the space or content comprehended between the curve of a hyperbole and the whole ordinate.