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Meaning of hyperbolic

hy•per•bol•ic

Pronunciation: (hī"pur-bol'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. having the nature of hyperbole; exaggerated.
  2. using hyperbole; exaggerating.
    1. of or pertaining to a hyperbola.
    2. derived from a hyperbola, as a hyperbolic function.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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