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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
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,
2. (Chem.) A prefix equivalent to super- or per-; as
hyperoxide, or peroxide. [Obs.] See Per-.
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