Words containing hyper

Meaning of Hyper-

Hyper- means: A prefix signifying over, above; as, hyperphysical, hyperthyrion; also, above measure, abnormally great, excessive; as, hyperaemia, hyperbola, hypercritical, hypersecretion.

Meaning of Hyper-

Hyper- means: A prefix equivalent to super- or per-; as hyperoxide, or peroxide. [Obs.] See Per-.

Meaning of Hyperaemia

Hyperaemia means: A superabundance or congestion of blood in an organ or part of the body.

Meaning of Hyperaesthesia

Hyperaesthesia means: A state of exalted or morbidly increased sensibility of the body, or of a part of it.

Meaning of Hyperapophyses

Hyperapophyses means: of Hyperapophysis

Meaning of Hyperapophysis

Hyperapophysis means: A lateral and backward-projecting process on the dorsal side of a vertebra.

Meaning of Hyperaspist

Hyperaspist means: One who holds a shield over another; hence, a defender.

Meaning of Hyperbatic

Hyperbatic means: Of or pertaining to an hyperbaton; transposed; inverted.

Meaning of Hyperbaton

Hyperbaton means: A figurative construction, changing or inverting the natural order of words or clauses; as, "echoed the hills" for "the hills echoed."

Meaning of Hyperbola

Hyperbola means: A curve formed by a section of a cone, when the cutting plane makes a greater angle with the base than the side of the cone makes. It is a plane curve such that the difference of the distances from any point of it to two fixed points, called foci, is equal to a given distance. See Focus. If the cutting plane be produced so as to cut the opposite cone, another curve will be formed, which is also an hyperbola. Both curves are regarded as branches of the same hyperbola. See Illust. of Conic section, and Focus.

Meaning of Zythum

Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.

Meaning of Zythepsary

Zythepsary means: A brewery.

Meaning of Zythem

Zythem means: See Zythum.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.

Meaning of Zymose

Zymose means: Invertin.

Meaning of Zymophyte

Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.

Meaning of Zymosimeter

Zymosimeter means: An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.

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