\hˌa͡ɪpəbˈɒlɪk], \hˌaɪpəbˈɒlɪk], \h_ˌaɪ_p_ə_b_ˈɒ_l_ɪ_k]\
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In literature, pertaining to, or containing, overstatements or untruths; exaggerated; in mathematics, belonging to, or of the nature of, a hyperbola. Also, hyperbolical.
By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer
By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H.
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- (1732-1796), a famous astronomer, member Committee Safety in 1776 and treasurer Pennsylvania from 1777 to 1789. He was director of the U.S. mint 1792 1795.