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hy•per•bol•ic



Pronunciation: (hī"pur-bol'ik), [key]
adj.
1. having the nature of hyperbole; exaggerated.
2. using hyperbole; exaggerating.
3. Math.
a. of or pertaining to a hyperbola.
b. derived from a hyperbola, as a hyperbolic function. Also,hy"per•bol'i•cal.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

hyperbolehyperbolic function
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