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hyperbolic

adjective blown-up, distorted, elaborated, embellished, enhanced, enlarged, exaggerated, expanded, expressed to an excess, expressed to an extreme, heightening, inflated, intensified, magnified, over amplified, puffing up, stretched, stretched to the imagination, swelled
See also: extreme, inflated
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The lower value is in the range where rate-dependent behavior is detectable using the hyperbolic model introduced here.
and n = 137, the hyperbolic radius R is calculated by the equation (8) as the only one and finite:
Instead of perpetually accessing and rebuilding a reference list of all available network paths, each router in the Internet would know only its hyperbolic coordinates and the coordinates of its neighbours so it could route in the right direction, only relaying the information to its closest neighbor in that direction, according to the researchers.
Bringing an award-winning program from Hyperbolic Software onto the network is an important part of our product diversification strategy," said Bobbi Leach, RevenueWire's General Manager.
Results of cross-correlation analysis enter the hyperbolic locator routine for sound source position determination and then to the visualization module.
A geodesic metric space is called hyperbolic (in the Gromov sense) if there exists an upper bound of the distance of every point in a side of any geodesic triangle to the union of the two other sides (see Definition 2.
Incidentally, there were some serious attempts at proofs of the parallel postulate, but they all turned out to depend on hidden assumptions that were themselves equivalent to the parallel postulate (as is obvious if one bears hyperbolic geometry in mind).
If the hyperbolic paraboloid concrete roof is so darned great they should be uprooted and planted in the Yorkshire Sculpture Park where people could make their own minds up about them.
Much of ``Dirt'' is hyperbolic and over-the-top -- even the ostensibly clean-cut characters are free-basers and closeted gays.
However, the hyperbolic coverage of New Orleans' jazz legacy and Mardi Gras madness has persistently annoyed me.
One mathematician's crocheted models of a counter-intuitive shape called a hyperbolic plane are enabling her students and fellow mathematicians to gain new insight into startling properties.