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## Webster 1913 Edition

## Hyperbolical

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## Hyˊper-bol′ic

(hīˊpẽr-bŏ′ĭk)

, ## Hyˊper-bol′ic-al

(hīˊpẽr-bŏ′ĭ-kal)

, } Adj.

[L.

hyperbolicus

, Gr. ὑπερβολικός

: cf. F. hyperbolique

.] 1.

(Math.)

Belonging to the hyperbola; having the nature of the hyperbola.

2.

(Rhet.)

Relating to, containing, or of the nature of, hyperbole; exaggerating or diminishing beyond the fact; exceeding the truth;

“This as, an

. hyperbolical

expression*hyperbolical*epitaph.”

Fuller.

**Hyperbolic functions**

(Math.)

, certain functions which have relations to the hyperbola corresponding to those which sines, cosines, tangents, etc., have to the circle; and hence, called

– hyperbolic sines

, hyperbolic cosines

, etc. **Hyperbolic logarithm**

See

– Logarithm

. **Hyperbolic spiral**

(Math.)

, a spiral curve, the law of which is, that the distance from the pole to the generating point varies inversely as the angle swept over by the radius vector.

## Definition 2024

## hyperbolical

# hyperbolical

## English

### Adjective

**hyperbolical** (*comparative* **more hyperbolical**, *superlative* **most hyperbolical**)

#### Translations

hyperbolic —

*see*hyperbolic