hyperbolic form

hyperbolic form

[¦hī·pər‚bäl·ik ′fȯrm]
(mathematics)
A nondegenerate, symmetric or alternating form on a vector space E such that E is a hyperbolic space under this form.
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Right-wing warnings of impending tyranny express, in hyperbolic form, well-grounded dread: that conservative America will soon come to be dominated, in a semi-permanent fashion, by an ascendant Democratic coalition hostile to its outlook and interests.
Anyone who has seen a James Bond film will already have been exposed, in hyperbolic form, to such ideas.