ultra

Definitions

  • The Ultra-Modern artist
    The Ultra-Modern artist
  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj ultra (used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm "extremist political views","radical opinions on education","an ultra conservative"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The common goldfish is the only animal that can see both infrared and ultra-violet light.
    • a Ultra Going beyond others, or beyond due limit; extreme; fanatical; uncompromising; as, an ultra reformer; ultra measures.
    • n Ultra One who advocates extreme measures; an ultraist; an extremist; a radical.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • ultra Extreme; extravagant; fanatical: as, ultra measures.
    • n ultra One who advocates extreme views or measures; an extremist; an ultraist.
    • n ultra A Latin preposition used as a prefix, signifying ‘beyond.’ Beyond; on the further side of: chiefly with words implying natural objects forming great barriers, boundaries, or landmarks: as, ultramarine, ultramontane, ultramundane.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Ultra ul′tra going beyond, extreme—in composition, as in Ultra-classical, Ultra-fashionable, Ultra-conservative, Ultra-critical, &c
    • n Ultra an ultraist: a fanatic
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Ultra-

Usage

In literature:

She was ultra-modern English, with a French flavor.
"Just Patty" by Jean Webster
The ultra-tories are too contemptible and wanting in talent to be thought of.
"The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by John Morley
Wellington was turned out, and your Whigs and Radicals got in, and then commenced the period of ultra-gentility in England.
"The Romany Rye a sequel to "Lavengro"" by George Borrow
He dreaded contact with the ultra-fashionables.
"The Bibliotaph" by Leon H. Vincent
And another tower with its faint purple beam was using the ultra-violet.
"Tarrano the Conqueror" by Raymond King Cummings
One of the younger women struck Martin as being ultra-fashionable in her paint.
"Martin Rattler" by R.M. Ballantyne
I remember now; you started as an ultra-Calvinist, and came over with a flop.
"The Brentons" by Anna Chapin Ray
He had been, from the commencement of the agitation, an ultra Abolitionist.
"History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Washington Williams
She had not failed to note the girl's ultra smart appearance and consequently decided to take charge of her.
"Marjorie Dean, College Sophomore" by Pauline Lester
Do not think that I wish to discourage every effort which has not an ultra-serious aim.
"Wood-Carving" by George Jack
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In poetry:

"Mother, I want to learn to swim."
"Oh, have a care, my daughter!
I fear this ultra-modern whim
To lave in ale and porter."
"Modern Hygiene" by C J Dennis
Everybody so dear, and yourself so ultra-beloved
That you have to run out at last and eat filth,
Gobble up filth, you horror, swallow utter abomination and
fresh-dropped dung.
"Bibbles" by D H Lawrence
"'Tis ultra vires!" cried the Knight.
"Besides, it isn't half polite.
And e'en the dullest Glug should know,
'Tis not pro bono publico.
Nay, Glugs, this fellow is no class.
Remember! Vincit veritas!"
"The Debate" by C J Dennis
In short, my dear Goddess, Old England's divided
Between ultra blockheads and superfine sages; —
With which of these classes we, landlords, have sided
Thou'lt find in my Speech, if thou'lt read a few pages.
"Ode to the Goddess Ceres" by Thomas Moore
Said Sym: "Why I am here to-day
I know not; tho' I've heard them say
That strife and hatred play some part
In this great meeting at the Mart.
Nay, brothers, why should hatred lodge . . .
"That's ultra vires!" thundered Stodge.
"The Debate" by C J Dennis
- Your friend looks thoughtful. Sir, when we were chill,
You clothed us warmly; all in honour! when
We starved you fed us; all in honour still:
Oh, all in honour, ultra-honourably!
Deep is the gratitude we owe to men,
For privileged indeed were we!
"A Ballad Of Fair Ladies In Revolt" by George Meredith

In news:

Can't make it to Miami to check out ultra-chic boutique The Webster.
Is Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman 's 19-year-old daughter, Isabella, joining the Church if Scientology's ultra secretive and controversial division, Sea Org.
Be ultra-effective at home, at work, and in the world.
Johns Hopkins astrophysicist spies ultra-distant galaxy amidst cosmic ' dark ages '.
AMD LASERS is the global leader at providing ultra-affordable laser technology for dental professionals preparing to take their practice to the next level.
The Ultra™ 2800 DispensLink™ system uses positive displacement technology to produce consistent, volumetric shots of epoxies, adhesives, and many other assembly fluids—regardless of changes in fluid volume, viscosity, or temperature.
When you shop for pet food you see all sorts of eye catching claims that make you want to pick one product over another, but what do the terms like natural or ultra premium really mean.
An ultra laidback Marvin Gaye offset by a T.S.
Seadrill has entered into a turnkey contract to build a new ultra-deepwater drillship at the Samsung yard in South Korea, for 2014 delivery.
New South Florida hotels range from earthy to ultra-luxe.
The amenities, however, are ultra-modern.
All seven of the new Ci models include an Ultra Thin Bezel design and a "tangerine" waveguide.
Ultra-Violent Gang's Cash, Assets Targeted for Seizure.
So is beer-through-the-nose and ultra-crude humor.
Software, the last frontier for ultra-low-power microcontroller performance.
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In science:

Physical ultra-violet regularizations would replace the δ -function potential by a smooth function.
Hopping between Random Locations: Spectrum and Instanton
The most probable values for the mass of the decaying ultra heavy dark matter with their error bars and the total χ2 values.
Grand Unification Signal from Ultra High Energy Cosmic Rays?
We denote by v the unique extension of vK to Ω, and define an ultra-metric norm on Ω by |x| = θv(x) , where 0 < θ < 1 is a real number.
Ramification of local fields with imperfect residue fields
These works showed the spectral index σ typically becomes 2.2 for ultra-relativistic shock limit, while our large angle scattering model gives σ ∼ 1.
Application of random walk theory to the first order Fermi acceleration in shock waves
In section 5 we define an ultra-metric on PK inducing the topology TK (and a uniform structure which is coarser than UK ).
On Cebotarev sets
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