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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An open curve formed by a plane that cuts the base of a right circular cone.

Usage examples (39)
  • Just change the name hyperbola and that fits in this case.
  • The semi-major axis of a hyperbola is the distance of the center of hyperbola from the nearest point of hyperbola.
  • One maintained the hyperbola, the other the parabola.
  • Navigators, turn right, close in, and follow a hyperbola. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Note: A "hyperbola" is a curve in mathematics. "Hyperbole" is an exaggeration.
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