Definition of Hyperbolas

1. Noun. (plural of hyperbola) ¹



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Definition of Hyperbolas

1. hyperbola [n] - See also: hyperbola

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Literary usage of Hyperbolas

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1. Plane and Solid Analytic Geometry by William Fogg Osgood, William Caspar Graustein (1921)
"hyperbolas with Foci on the Axis of y. Conjugate hyperbolas. Let the student show that the equation of the hyperbola whose foci are at the points (0, ..."

2. New Analytic Geometry by Percey Franklyn Smith, Arthur Sullivan Gale (1912)
"Conjugate hyperbolas and asymptotes. Two hyperbolas are called conjugate ... The foci of two conjugate hyperbolas are equally distant from the origin. ..."

3. American Edition of the British Encyclopedia: Or, Dictionary of Arts and ...by William Nicholson by William Nicholson (1819)
"This definition relates merely to the position of the diameters, and not to their magnitude. J)ef. 10. The center of an ellipse, or opposite hyperbolas, ..."

4. Analytic Geometry by Wallace Alvin Wilson, Joshua Irving Tracey (1915)
"Equilateral hyperbolas. — When a = 6, the equation of the hyperbola reduces to y? ... Such hyperbolas are called equilateral or rectangular hyperbolas. 81. ..."

5. The Elements of Analytic Geometry by Percey Franklyn Smith, Arthur Sullivan Gale (1904)
"Conjugate hyperbolas and asymptotes. Two hyperbolas are called conjugate ... The foci of two conjugate hyperbolas are equally distant from the origin. ..."

6. An Elementary Course in Analytic Geometry by John Henry Tanner, Joseph Allen (1898)
"Conjugate hyperbolas. A curve bearing very close relations to the ... TVo such hyperbolas are called conjugate hyperbolas ; they are sometimes spoken of as ..."

7. Elements of Analytic Geometry by George Albert Wentworth (1888)
"From the above theorem it follows immediately that If a straight line meet each of two conjugate hyperbolas in two real points, the two portions of the line ..."

8. A Treatise on Electricity and Magnetism by James Clerk Maxwell (1881)
"I92-] ELLIPSES AND hyperbolas. When the angle is a salient one a is less than tr, and the surface- ... EXAMPLE V.—Ellipses and hyperbolas. Fig. X. 192. ..."

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