# hyperbolic tangent

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Related to hyperbolic tangent: Inverse hyperbolic tangent

## hyperbolic tangent

[¦hī·pər¦bäl·ik ′tan·jənt] (mathematics)

A function whose value is equal to the value of the hyperbolic sine divided by the value of the hyperbolic cosine. Abbreviated tanh.

McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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