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hyper-

pref.
1. Over; above; beyond: hypercharge.
2. Excessive; excessively: hypercritical.
3. Existing in more than three dimensions: hyperspace.
4. Linked or arranged nonsequentially: hypertext.

[Greek huper-, from huper, over, beyond; see uper in Indo-European roots.]

hyper-

prefix
1. above, over, or in excess: hypercritical.
2. (in medicine) denoting an abnormal excess: hyperacidity.
3. indicating that a chemical compound contains a greater than usual amount of an element: hyperoxide.
[from Greek huper over]

hy•per

(ˈhaɪ pər)

adj. Informal.
1. very excitable or nervous; overexcited; keyed up.
2. hyperactive.
3. obsessively concerned; fanatical; rabid.
[1970–75; probably independent use of hyper-]

hyper-

a prefix meaning “excessive,” “undue” ( hypercritical; hypersensitive); “unusual, abnormal” ( hyperactive; hyperinflation), used esp. in terms denoting conditions of the body in which substances or functions are at above-normal levels ( hyperglycemia; hypertension),sometimes as a counterpart to a word formed with hypo-; “greatly exceeding norms” ( hypersonic); “forming an analogue (to the thing named) in space of more than four dimensions” ( hyperspace); “connecting in a nonsequential manner” ( hypertext).Compare super-.
[< Greek, prefixal use of hypér over, above; c. Latin super (see super-); akin to over]

hyper-

A prefix that means "excessively," as in hypertension, excessively high blood pressure.
Translations

hyper-

[ˈhaɪpər-] prefixhyper

hyper-

prefHyper-, hyper-, Über-, über-;
hyperacidity
nÜbersäuerung f, → Hyperazidität f (spec)
hyperactive
adjüberaktiv, sehr or äußerst aktiv; a hyper- thyroideine Überfunktion der Schilddrüse

hyper-

:
hypercard
n (Comput) → Hypercard f
hypercritical

hyper-

:
hyperlink
n (Comput, Internet) → Hyperlink f
hypermarket
n (Brit) → Verbrauchermarkt m, → Hypermarkt m
hypersensitive
hypertension
hypertext
n (Comput) → Hypertext m
hyperthyroidism
nÜberfunktion fder Schilddrüse
hypertrophy
nHypertrophie f
hyperventilate
vihyperventilieren
hyperventilation
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