Hyper-

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Hyper- (Chem) A prefix equivalent to super- or per-; as hyperoxide, or peroxide. Obs See Per-.
    • Hyper- A prefix signifying over above; as, hyperphysical, hyperthyrion; also, above measure abnormally great excessive; as, hyperæmia, hyperbola, hypercritical, hypersecretion.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Greyhounds are not hyper and do not need constant exercise; they are quite happy occupying space on a couch.
    • n hyper- A hypercritic.
    • hyper- To move about actively; bustle.
    • hyper- A prefix of Greek origin, meaning ‘over,’ and usually implying transcendence or excess. It is freely used as an English formative, often with only secondary reference to the Greek. Specifically — In chem., the same as super-, indicating the highest of a series of compounds: thus, hyperchloric acid signifies the highest of the series of chlorin acids, containing more oxygen than chloric acid. The prefix per- is now generally used for hyper-, as perchloric, permanganic, etc.
    • hyper- In mod. math., chiefly denoting extension, generalization, or complication, as in hypers pace, hyper geometrical.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. "ype`r over, above; akin to L. super, E. over,. See Over, and cf. Super-

Usage

In literature:

Wrote some beastly little pamphlet on the ideontology of the hyper-imaginative.
"Fantômas" by Pierre Souvestre
It is reduced by the hyper-abduction method (p. 60).
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
There are plenty of hyper-space jobs waiting for us all over the galaxy, you know that.
"Equation of Doom" by Gerald Vance
His wife brought him back from hyper-Homeric vision to the concrete.
"In a Little Town" by Rupert Hughes
For our part, however, we will not pursue such hyper-criticism.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
Briefly, he is hyper-sensitive to the thought of physical pain, that's all.
"Take the Reason Prisoner" by John Joseph McGuire
Drink besides, as it renders some men hyper-sensitive, made Huish callous.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. XIX (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
You, Dane, are hyper-refined, or refined beyond the times.
"The Kempton-Wace Letters" by Jack London
It came almost simultaneously, and the pirate disappeared as they went into the hyper-space of the warp-line.
"Evil Out of Onzar" by Mark Ganes
Final warning that the ship was going into hyper-flight.
"Thompson's Cat" by Robert Moore Williams
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In poetry:

Around my vine-wreathed portico,
At evening, there's a perfect glow
Of little lights a-flashing--
As if the stellar bodies had
From super-heat grown hyper-mad,
And spend their ire in clashing.
"Lightning-Bugs" by Hattie Howard

In news:

Littleton Police First in Colorado to Offer Hyper Local Citizen Alerts.
Rolling out a new vSphere version 5.1 at VMworld 2012, VMware executives said competitor Microsoft's Hyper- V is still just a "good enough" alternative to its technology.
VMware Execs Say Microsoft Hyper- V Still Playing Catch-Up to vSphere.
Can I use OVF-packaged virtual appliances with Hyper- V.
Microsoft and collaborators today announced a beta release of drivers that enable the open source FreeBSD 8.2 server operating system to run in a virtual machine (VM) using Microsoft's Hyper- V Server.
'Killer Joe' is hyper- brutal, wickedly intriguing.
Do Nike's Hyper Elite US Olympic basketball uniforms sound familiar.
Raindropping app delivers hyper- local rain forecast to your phone.
0 Raindropping, a new app for iOS, combines weather data and geolocation to deliver hyper- local rain forecasts.
Fairbanks man relives history with hyper- detailed models.
Hyper extended his winning streak to five, beating Clear Attempt by a nose in the $79,000 allowance feature on the turf at Belmont Park.
Experts debate advantages, dangers of ' hyper- connectivity'.
Make your meetings hyper- productive and fun.
The latest challenge to black America's hyper-masculine arenas.
First as the hyper-animated frontman for skavalicious punks Gals Panic and then as one of Austin's most talented and respected animators.
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In science:

They can be realized by considering type IIB string theory on a sixmanifold M times a hyper-K¨ahler four-manifold that develops the corresponding ADE -type singularity .
A class of six-dimensional conformal field theories
Following Hitchin we have a natural hyper-K¨ahler structure I , J and K on T ∗A.
Higgs Bundles and Four Manifolds
It is not obvious if the moduli space of stable Higgs bundles has a hyper-K¨ahler structure.
Higgs Bundles and Four Manifolds
Our field space has a hyper-K¨ahler structure preserved by the G as well as by the S 1 symmetry acting on the fiber of T ∗A.
Higgs Bundles and Four Manifolds
As a global supersymmetric field theory on M certain path integral of our model will be localized to a finite dimensional subspace N of the hyper-K¨ahler quotient of T ∗A by G .
Higgs Bundles and Four Manifolds
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