equilateral hyperbola
noun Date: 1880 a hyperbola with its asymptotes at right angles

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  • Equilateral hyperbola — Equilateral E qui*lat er*al, a. [L. aequilateralis; aequus equal + latus, lateris, side: cf. F. [ e]quilat[ e]ral.] Having all the sides equal; as, an equilateral triangle; an equilateral polygon. [1913 Webster] {Equilateral hyperbola} (Geom.),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • equilateral hyperbola. — See rectangular hyperbola. [1875 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • equilateral hyperbola — noun : a hyperbola with its asymptotes at right angles …   Useful english dictionary

  • equilateral hyperbola. — See rectangular hyperbola. [1875 80] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Equilateral — E qui*lat er*al, a. [L. aequilateralis; aequus equal + latus, lateris, side: cf. F. [ e]quilat[ e]ral.] Having all the sides equal; as, an equilateral triangle; an equilateral polygon. [1913 Webster] {Equilateral hyperbola} (Geom.), one whose… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Equilateral shell — Equilateral E qui*lat er*al, a. [L. aequilateralis; aequus equal + latus, lateris, side: cf. F. [ e]quilat[ e]ral.] Having all the sides equal; as, an equilateral triangle; an equilateral polygon. [1913 Webster] {Equilateral hyperbola} (Geom.),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hyperbola — This article is about a geometrical curve, a conic section. For the term used in rhetoric, see Hyperbole …   Wikipedia

  • Mutually equilateral — Equilateral E qui*lat er*al, a. [L. aequilateralis; aequus equal + latus, lateris, side: cf. F. [ e]quilat[ e]ral.] Having all the sides equal; as, an equilateral triangle; an equilateral polygon. [1913 Webster] {Equilateral hyperbola} (Geom.),… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rectangular hyperbola — Geom. a hyperbola with transverse and conjugate axes equal to each other. Also called equiangular hyperbola, equilateral hyperbola. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • rectangular hyperbola — noun : equilateral hyperbola …   Useful english dictionary

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