Definition of Hyper

1. Adjective. (colloquial) Short for hyperactive ¹



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Definition of Hyper

1. one that hypes [n -S] - See also: hypes

Medical Definition of Hyper

1. 1. Signifying over, above, high, beyond, excessive, above normal; as, hyperphysical, hyperthyrion; also abnormally great, excessive; as, hyperaemia, hyperbola, hypercritical, hypersecretion. 2. A prefix equivalent to super- or per-; as hyperoxide, or peroxide. Compare: super. Origin: Gr. Over, above; akin to L. Super, E. Over. (06 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyper

hypaspistai
hypaspists
hypate
hypates
hypaxial
hypazoturia
hype
hype man
hype men
hype up
hyped
hypeman
hypemen
hypencephalon
hypengyophobia
hyper (current term)
hyper-
hyper-beta-alaninaemia
hyper-beta-aminoisobutyric aciduria
hyper-eutectoid steel
hyper-real religion
hyper-real religions
hyper-use
hyperabduction
hyperabduction syndrome
hyperabsolutism
hyperacanthosis
hyperaccreting
hyperaccretion
hyperaccumulating

Literary usage of Hyper

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1. The Lancet (1898)
"It may be- observed, however, that migraine usually occurs at a later period of life than paroxysmal hyper-acidity and that its onset is preceded by ocular ..."

2. Utilisation and Reliability of High Power Proton Accelerators: Workshop by NEA Nuclear Science Committee (2005)
"This paper is concerned with neutronic design characteristics of the hyper core and its transmutation capability. Previously, the hyper system was devoted ..."

3. Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society by London Mathematical Society (1899)
"But before we proceed to this we have to seek for a useful discriminating characteristic of quadratic hyper-cones in Jiv In ordinary space, ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy by Royal Irish Academy (1874)
"I then generalize Professor Gordan's theorem, and from this generalization prove that hyper-elliptic integrals with 2m - 3 moduli may be reduced to similar ..."

5. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1911)
"Taste geus(ia) a-, para-, hypo-, hyper-,; -imeter, -ic. 2. Smell osm(ia) an-, par-, hyp-, hyper-; -ometer, -etic. 3. Sight ops(ia) an-, par-, hyp-, hyper-; ..."

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