# hyperbolic

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## hy·per·bol·ic

(hī′pər-bŏl′ĭk) also**hy·per·bol·i·cal**(-ĭ-kəl)

*adj.*

**1.**Of, relating to, or employing hyperbole.

**2.**

*Mathematics*

**a.**Of, relating to, or having the form of a hyperbola.

**b.**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.

**c.**Of or relating to a hyperbolic function: hyperbolic cosine.

**hy′per·bol′i·cal·ly**

*adv.*

## hyperbolic

(ˌhaɪpəˈbɒlɪk)*or*

## hyperbolical

*adj*

**1.**(Mathematics) of or relating to a hyperbola

**2.**(Rhetoric)

*rhetoric*of or relating to a hyperbole

**ˌhyperˈbolically**

*adv*

## hy•per•bol•ic

(ˌhaɪ pərˈbɒl ɪk)## also **hy`per•bol′i•cal,**

*adj.*

**1.**of, having the nature of, or using hyperbole.

**2.**of, pertaining to, or derived from a hyperbola.

[1640–50]

**hy`per•bol′i•cal•ly,**

*adv.*

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Adj. | 1. | hyperbolic - enlarged beyond truth or reasonableness; "a hyperbolic style"increased - made greater in size or amount or degree |

2. | hyperbolic - of or relating to a hyperbola; "hyperbolic functions" |

## hyperbolic

*adjective*exaggerated, overstated, enlarged, magnified, amplified This kind of hyperbolic writing does him no favours.

Translations

**hyperbolický**

**hyperbolisch**

**hiperboliczny**

## hyperbolic(al)

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