hyperbola
playDefinition of hyperbola
plural hy·per·bo·las or hy·per·bo·laeplay \(ˌ)lē\
: a plane curve generated by a point so moving that the difference of the distances from two fixed points is a constant : a curve formed by the intersection of a double right circular cone with a plane that cuts both halves of the cone
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