Meaning of HYPERBOLIC in English

HYPERBOLIC

— hyperbolically , adv.

/huy'peuhr bol"ik/ , 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, hyperbolical .

[ 1640-50; HYPERBOLE or HYPERBOL(A) + -IC ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .