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rectangular hyperbola

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noun Geometry.

a hyperbola with transverse and conjugate axes equal to each other.

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Also called equiangular hyperbola, equilateral hyperbola.

Origin of rectangular hyperbola

First recorded in 1880–85
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rectangular hyperbola

noun

a hyperbola with perpendicular asymptotes
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