Meaning of “hyperbola” in the English Dictionary

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"hyperbola" in British English

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hyperbolanoun [ C ]

uk /haɪˈpɜː.bəl.ə/ us /haɪˈpɝː.bəl.ə/ specialized

a curve whose ends continue to move apart from each other

(Definition of “hyperbola” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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hyperbolanoun [ C ]

/hɑɪˈpɜr·bə·lə/

mathematics a type of curve made up of two curves that are not connected

(Definition of “hyperbola” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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