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  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hyper-  \Hy"per-\  [Gr.  "ype`r  over  above;  akin  to  L.  super,  E. 
  over  See  {Over},  and  cf  {Super-}.] 
  1.  A  prefix  signifying  over  above;  as  hyperphysical, 
  hyperthyrion;  also  above  measure,  abnormally  great, 
  excessive;  as  hyper[ae]mia,  hyperbola,  hypercritical, 
  hypersecretion. 
 
  2.  (Chem.)  A  prefix  equivalent  to  super-  or  per-;  as 
  hyperoxide,  or  peroxide.  [Obs.]  See  {Per-}. 




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