hyperbola

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English[edit]

Wag 16-5 hyperbola graph

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὑπερβολή (huperbolḗ).

Noun[edit]

hyperbola (plural hyperbolas or hyperbolae or hyperbolæ)

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  1. (geometry) A conic section formed by the intersection of a cone with a plane that intersects the base of the cone and is not tangent to the cone.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Like many terms that start with a non-silent h but have emphasis on their second syllable, some people precede hyperbola with an, others with a.

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Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

hyperbola f

  1. hyperbola (geometry)

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

hyperbola

  1. hyperbole (extreme exaggeration or overstatement; especially as a literary or rhetorical device)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of hyperbola (Kotus type 10/koira, no gradation)
nominative hyperbola hyperbolat
genitive hyperbolan hyperbolien
partitive hyperbolaa hyperbolia
illative hyperbolaan hyperboliin
singular plural
nominative hyperbola hyperbolat
accusative nom.? hyperbola hyperbolat
gen. hyperbolan
genitive hyperbolan hyperbolien
hyperbolainrare
partitive hyperbolaa hyperbolia
inessive hyperbolassa hyperbolissa
elative hyperbolasta hyperbolista
illative hyperbolaan hyperboliin
adessive hyperbolalla hyperbolilla
ablative hyperbolalta hyperbolilta
allative hyperbolalleˣ hyperbolilleˣ
essive hyperbolana hyperbolina
translative hyperbolaksi hyperboliksi
instructive hyperbolin
abessive hyperbolatta hyperbolitta
comitative hyperbolineen