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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. ..."