• WordNet 3.6
    • n hypo a piston syringe that is fitted with a hypodermic needle for giving injections
    • n hypo a compound used as a fixing agent in photographic developing
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Hypo Hypochondria.
    • n Hypo (Photog) Sodium hyposulphite, or thiosulphate, a solution of which is used as a bath to wash out the unchanged silver salts in a picture.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n hypo Like hyp. an abbreviation of hypochondria: commonly in the plural.
    • n hypo In photography, a common abbreviation of hyposulphite of soda, a chemical extensively used in most photographic processes.
    • n hypo A prefix of Greek origin, cognate with sub- of Latin origin, and meaning primarily ‘under,’ either in place or in degree (less,' ‘less than’). Specifically— In chem., indicating a lower place in a series of compounds, or inferior strength, as hyposulphurous acid, the lowest in the series of sulphur acids : opposed to hyper- or per-.
    • n hypo In the manufacture of india-rubber goods, a trade-name for lead thiosulphate, used as a vulcanizing material. Also known as black hypo.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Abbrev. from hyposulphite,


In literature:

The positive is left in this solution till the required tint is obtained, when it is to be placed in plain hypo.
"Notes and Queries, Number 192, July 2, 1853" by Various
They spotted him and a confederate slipped a hypo into his arm.
"Poisoned Air" by Sterner St. Paul Meek
It contained a gleaming hypo filled with what looked like a small quantity of water.
"Rescue Squad" by Thomas J. O'Hara
MR. SHADBOLT is certainly mistaken in saying that positives printed from negatives will not stand a saturated solution of hypo.
"Notes and Queries, Number 232, April 8, 1854" by Various
If the least portion of hypo.
"Notes and Queries, Number 233, April 15, 1854" by Various
Let his fixing bath be a saturated solution of hypo.
"Notes and Queries, Number 235, April 29, 1854" by Various
Then he injected Crowley's arm, filled the hypo four more times, injected the others.
"Perfect Control" by Richard Stockham
Samuels had been given a hypo and been moved to the ward with Bradshaw.
"The Unprotected Species" by Melvin Sturgis
He'd supervised a lot of Dollard's underhanded work for him, Garth told himself as he waited for the hypo stimulant to react.
"Deepfreeze" by Robert Donald Locke
He swabbed a spot with alcohol and inserted a hypo needle.
"Ye of Little Faith" by Roger Phillips Graham

In news:

Genetically Engineered Cow Has Hypo- Allergenic Milk.
Hypo- allergenic milk from GE cow in sight.
AgResearch scientists have bred Daisy, the first cow in the world to produce high protein milk that may be hypo- allergenic .
Short Stature, Onychodysplasia, Facial Dysmorphism, and Hypo.
Hypo's US Property Woes Crystallized at Snowmass Ski Resort.
Hypo Real Estate's Collapse on the Slopes.
Snowmass Village, the Colorado ski town, got a lift in 2007 when Germany's Hypo Real Estate Holding agreed to arrange $520 million in loans to complete a $1 billion year-round resort called Base Village at Snowmass.
Hypo Alpe Eyes Bond Pricing Similar to Austrian State Agencies.
Croatia Ex-PM Sanader Guilty of Bribery in Mol, Hypo Case.
Hypo -allergenic milk from GE cow in sight.
AgResearch scientists have bred Daisy, the first cow in the world to produce high protein milk that may be hypo -allergenic.
Living up to the hypo .
Germany starts bid to nationalise Hypo Real Estate.
German Regulator Warned of Hypo Bank Problems Before Bailout.
Dreamessence is hypo-allergenic, machine washable and meets an affordable price point, according to Invista.

In science:

Hypo te se rna ä r av sedda a t t anv ända s t i l l samman s med ope ra t ö ren s egen kun skap om tak t i ska reg le r o d .
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The in te l l igence ana ly s t i s ab le to in te rac t w i th the sy s tem th rough a se r ie s o f menu s and geog raph ica l map s and i s ab le to te s t d i ffe ren t hypo the s i s by se lec t ion and man ipu la t ion o f in te l l igence repo r t s and sen so r s .
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Graham, Edge of the Wedge Theory in Hypo-analytic Manifolds Preprint (?).
On the Holomorphic Extension of CR Distributions from Non Generic CR Submanifolds of $\C^L$
Mloc (Rd ; Rh ) We say that f is lower semicontinuous or l.s.c. (resp. upper semicontinuous or u.s.c.) iff epi(f ) (resp. hypo(f )) is closed in X × R.
On a class of modified Wasserstein distances induced by concave mobility functions defined on bounded intervals
Hayashi, “Error exponent in asymmetric quantum hypo thesis testing and its application to classical-quantum channel coding,” LANL E-print quant-ph/0611013 .
An Information-Spectrum Approach to Classical and Quantum Hypothesis Testing for Simple Hypotheses