from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or employing hyperbole.
- adj. Mathematics Of, relating to, or having the form of a hyperbola.
- adj. Mathematics 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.
- adj. Mathematics Of or relating to a hyperbolic function: hyperbolic cosine.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. of or relating to hyperbole
- adj. using hyperbole: exaggerated
- adj. Of or pertaining to an hyperbola.
- adj. Indicates that the specified function is a hyperbolic function rather than a trigonometric function.
- adj. Having negative curvature or sectional curvature.
- adj. Whose domain has two (possibly ideal) fixed points joined by a line mapped to itself by translation.
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or in a hyperbolic space (a space having negative curvature or sectional curvature).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Belonging to the hyperbola; having the nature of the hyperbola.
- adj. Relating to, containing, or of the nature of, hyperbole; exaggerating or diminishing beyond the fact; exceeding the truth.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or of the nature of hyperbole; obviously exaggerating or exaggerated.
- Pertaining to or of the nature of the hyperbola.
- Having a pair of real points at infinity. Thus, hyperbolic space is so called beacause in it every right line has two real points at infinity; so hyperbolic transformation, substitution, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. enlarged beyond truth or reasonableness
- adj. of or relating to a hyperbola
hyperbole + -ic (Wiktionary)
hyperbola + -ic (Wiktionary)