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Hyperbolic vs. Hyperbole

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Hyperbolicadjective

Of or relating to hyperbole.

Hyperbolenoun

Deliberate or unintentional overstatement, particularly extreme overstatement.

Hyperbolicadjective

Using hyperbole: exaggerated.

Hyperbolenoun

(countable) An instance or example of such overstatement.

Hyperbolicadjective

Of or pertaining to a hyperbola.

Hyperbolenoun

A hyperbola.

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Hyperbolicadjective

Indicates that the specified function is a hyperbolic function rather than a trigonometric function.

‘The hyperbolic cosine of zero is one.’;

Hyperbolenoun

A figure of speech in which the expression is an evident exaggeration of the meaning intended to be conveyed, or by which things are represented as much greater or less, better or worse, than they really are; a statement exaggerated fancifully, through excitement, or for effect.

‘Our common forms of compliment are almost all of them extravagant hyperboles.’; ‘Somebody has said of the boldest figure in rhetoric, the hyperbole, that it lies without deceiving.’;

Hyperbolicadjective

Having negative curvature or sectional curvature.

Hyperbolenoun

extravagant exaggeration

Hyperbolicadjective

Whose domain has two (possibly ideal) fixed points joined by a line mapped to itself by translation.

Hyperbolenoun

exaggerated statements or claims not meant to be taken literally

‘he vowed revenge with oaths and hyperboles’; ‘you can't accuse us of hyperbole’;

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Hyperbolicadjective

(topology) Of, pertaining to, or in a hyperbolic space a space having negative curvature or sectional curvature.

Hyperbole

Hyperbole (, listen) (adjective form hyperbolic, listen) is the use of exaggeration as a rhetorical device or figure of speech. In rhetoric, it is also sometimes known as auxesis (literally 'growth').

Hyperbolicadjective

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

Hyperbolicadjective

Relating to, containing, or of the nature of, hyperbole; exaggerating or diminishing beyond the fact; exceeding the truth; as, an hyperbolical expression.

Hyperbolicadjective

enlarged beyond truth or reasonableness;

‘had an exaggerated (or inflated) opinion of himself’; ‘a hyperbolic style’;

Hyperbolicadjective

of or relating to a hyperbola;

‘hyperbolic functions’;

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