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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Most of us, liberals and conservatives alike, live in well-insulated echo chambers where Rachel Maddow or Sean Hannity deliver more eloquent renditions of our own opinions in hyperbolic form. No wonder the American political system is suffering from an epic communication breakdown.
At lower substrate concentrations, sigmoid kinetics typically produces slower rates than the corresponding hyperbolic form. We were able to recreate the bell-shaped curve by measuring the activities with 2 mM substrate and contrast it with measurements made with 64 mM substrate (Figure 1).
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.