Meaning of HYPERBOLIC in English


I. ˌhī-pər-ˈbä-lik adjective

also hy·per·bol·i·cal -li-kəl

Date: 15th century

: of, relating to, or marked by hyperbole

• hy·per·bol·i·cal·ly -li-k(ə-)lē adverb

II. adjective

Date: 1676

1. : of, relating to, or being analogous to a hyperbola

2. : of, relating to, or being a space in which more than one line parallel to a given line passes through a point

hyperbolic geometry

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