Hyperbolic
Definition of Hyperbolic
Hy`per`bol´ic
a.
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
.
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
.
Related Words
exaggerated
,
increased
,
inflated
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