Hyperbolic meaning

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The definition of hyperbolic is something that has been exaggerated or enlarged beyond what is reasonable.

An example of something that would be described as hyperbolic is a reaction by a person that is completely out-of-proportion to the events occurring.

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Using hyperbole: exaggerated.
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Of, relating to, or employing hyperbole.
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Of or relating to hyperbole.
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Of, or having the form of, a hyperbola.
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Of or pertaining to an hyperbola.
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Of, having the nature of, or using hyperbole; exaggerated or exaggerating.
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Indicates that the specified function is a hyperbolic function rather than a trigonometric function.

The hyperbolic cosine of zero is one.

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(geometry, topology, of an automorphism) Whose domain has two (possibly ideal) fixed points joined by a line mapped to itself by translation.
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(mathematics, of a metric space or a geometry) Having negative curvature or sectional curvature.
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(topology) Of, pertaining to, or in a hyperbolic space (a space having negative curvature or sectional curvature).
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Designating or of any of a set of six functions (hyperbolic sine, hyperbolic cosine, etc.) related to the hyperbola in a manner similar to that by which the trigonometric functions are related to the circle.
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Origin of hyperbolic