Dictionary

hyperbolic function

noun

Definition of HYPERBOLIC FUNCTION

:  any of a set of six functions analogous to the trigonometric functions but related to the hyperbola in a way similar to that in which the trigonometric functions are related to a circle

First Known Use of HYPERBOLIC FUNCTION

circa 1890

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: hyperbolic geometryPrevious Word in the Dictionary: hyperbolic cotangentAll Words Near: hyperbolic function
May 06, 2015
dauntless Hear it
fearless or very brave
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears