Webster's Unabridged Dictionary - Letter H - Page 61

Hypercarbureted (a.) Having an excessive proportion of carbonic acid; -- said of bicarbonates or acid carbonates.

Hypercatalectic (a.) Having a syllable or two beyond measure; as, a hypercatalectic verse.

Hyperchloric (a.) See Perchloric.

Hyperchromatism (n.) The condition of having an unusual intensity of color.

Hypercritic (n.) One who is critical beyond measure or reason; a carping critic; a captious censor.

Hypercritic (a.) Hypercritical.

Hypercritical (a.) Over critical; unreasonably or unjustly critical; carping; captious.

Hypercritical (a.) Excessively nice or exact.

Hypercritically (adv.) In a hypercritical manner.

Hypercriticise (v. t.) To criticise with unjust severity; to criticise captiously.

Hypercriticism (n.) Excessive criticism, or unjust severity or rigor of criticism; zoilism.

Hyperdicrotic (a.) Excessive dicrotic; as, a hyperdicrotic pulse.

Hyperdicrotism (n.) A hyperdicrotic condition.

Hyperdicrotous (a.) Hyperdicrotic.

Hyperdulia (n.) Veneration or worship given to the Virgin Mary as the most exalted of mere creatures; higher veneration than dulia.

Hyperduly (n.) Hyperdulia.

Hyperesthesia (n.) Same as Hyperaesthesia.

Hypericum (n.) A genus of plants, generally with dotted leaves and yellow flowers; -- called also St. John's-wort.

Hyperinosis (n.) A condition of the blood, characterized by an abnormally large amount of fibrin, as in many inflammatory diseases.

Hyperion (n.) The god of the sun; in the later mythology identified with Apollo, and distinguished for his beauty.

Hyperkinesis (n.) Abnormally increased muscular movement; spasm.

Hyperkinetic (a.) Of or pertaining to hyperkinesis.

Hypermetamorphosis (n.) A kind of metamorphosis, in certain insects, in which the larva itself undergoes remarkable changes of form and structure during its growth.

Hypermeter (n.) A verse which has a redundant syllable or foot; a hypercatalectic verse.

Hypermeter (n.) Hence, anything exceeding the ordinary standard.

Hypermetrical (a.) Having a redundant syllable; exceeding the common measure.

Hypermetropia (n.) Alt. of Hypermetropy

Hypermetropy (n.) A condition of the eye in which, through shortness of the eyeball or fault of the refractive media, the rays of light come to a focus behind the retina; farsightedness; -- called also hyperopia. Cf. Emmetropia.

Hypermyriorama (n.) A show or exhibition having a great number of scenes or views.

Hyperoartia (n. pl.) An order of marsipobranchs including the lampreys. The suckerlike moth contains numerous teeth; the nasal opening is in the middle of the head above, but it does not connect with the mouth. See Cyclostoma, and Lamprey.

Hyperopia (n.) Hypermetropia.

Hyperorganic (a.) Higher than, or beyond the sphere of, the organic.

Hyperorthodoxy (n.) Orthodoxy pushed to excess.

Hyperotreta (n. pl.) An order of marsipobranchs, including the Myxine or hagfish and the genus Bdellostoma. They have barbels around the mouth, one tooth on the plate, and a communication between the nasal aperture and the throat. See Hagfish.

Hyperoxide (n.) A compound having a relatively large percentage of oxygen; a peroxide.

Hyperoxygenated (a.) Alt. of Hyperoxygenized

Hyperoxygenized (a.) Combined with a relatively large amount of oxygen; -- said of higher oxides.

Hyperoxymuriate (n.) A perchlorate.

Hyperoxymuriatic (a.) Perchloric; as, hyperoxymuriatic acid.

Hyperphysical (a.) Above or transcending physical laws; supernatural.

Hyperplasia (n.) An increase in, or excessive growth of, the normal elements of any part.

Hyperplastic (a.) Of or pertaining to hyperplasia.

Hyperplastic (a.) Tending to excess of formative action.

Hypernoea (n.) Abnormal breathing, due to slightly deficient arterialization of the blood; -- in distinction from eupnoea. See Eupnoea, and Dispnoea.

Hyperpyrexia (n.) A condition of excessive fever; an elevation of temperature in a disease, in excess of the limit usually observed in that disease.

Hypersecretion (n.) Morbid or excessive secretion, as in catarrh.

Hypersensibility (n.) See Hyperaesthesia.

Hyperspace (n.) An imagined space having more than three dimensions.

Hypersthene (n.) An orthorhombic mineral of the pyroxene group, of a grayish or greenish black color, often with a peculiar bronzelike luster (schiller) on the cleavage surface.

Hypersthenic (a.) Composed of, or containing, hypersthene.

Hyperthetical (a.) Exaggerated; excessive; hyperbolical.

Hyperthyrion (n.) That part of the architrave which is over a door or window.

Hypertrophic (a.) Alt. of Hypertrophical

Hypertrophical (a.) Of or pertaining to hypertrophy; affected with, or tending to, hypertrophy.

Hypertrophied (a.) Excessively developed; characterized by hypertrophy.

Hypertrophy (n.) A condition of overgrowth or excessive development of an organ or part; -- the opposite of atrophy.

Hyphae (n. pl.) The long, branching filaments of which the mycelium (and the greater part of the plant) of a fungus is formed. They are also found enveloping the gonidia of lichens, making up a large part of their structure.

Hyphen (n.) A mark or short dash, thus [-], placed at the end of a line which terminates with a syllable of a word, the remainder of which is carried to the next line; or between the parts of many a compound word; as in fine-leaved, clear-headed. It is also sometimes used to separate the syllables of words.

Hyphened (imp. & p. p.) of Hyphen

Hyphening (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Hyphen

Hyphen (v. t.) To connect with, or separate by, a hyphen, as two words or the parts of a word.

Hyphenated (a.) United by hyphens; hyphened; as, a hyphenated or hyphened word.

Hyphomycetes (n. pl.) One of the great division of fungi, containing those species which have naked spores borne on free or only fasciculate threads.

Hypidiomorphic (a.) Partly idiomorphic; -- said of rock a portion only of whose constituents have a distinct crystalline form.

Hypinosis (n.) A diminution in the normal amount of fibrin present in the blood.

Hypnagogic (a.) Leading to sleep; -- applied to the illusions of one who is half asleep.

Hypnobate (n.) A somnambulist.

Hypnocyst (n.) A cyst in which some unicellular organisms temporarily inclose themselves, from which they emerge unchanged, after a period of drought or deficiency of food. In some instances, a process of spore formation seems to occur within such cysts.

Hypnogenic (a.) Relating to the production of hypnotic sleep; as, the so-called hypnogenic pressure points, pressure upon which is said to cause an attack of hypnotic sleep.

Hypnologist (n.) One who is versed in hypnology.

Hypnology (n.) A treatise on sleep; the doctrine of sleep.

Hypnosis (n.) Supervention of sleep.

Hypnotic (a.) Having the quality of producing sleep; tending to produce sleep; soporific.

Hypnotic (a.) Of or pertaining to hypnotism; in a state of hypnotism; liable to hypnotism; as, a hypnotic condition.

Hypnotic (n.) Any agent that produces, or tends to produce, sleep; an opiate; a soporific; a narcotic.

Hypnotic (n.) A person who exhibits the phenomena of, or is subject to, hypnotism.

Hypnotism (n.) A form of sleep or somnambulism brought on by artificial means, in which there is an unusual suspension of some powers, and an unusual activity of others. It is induced by an action upon the nerves, through the medium of the senses, as in persons of very feeble organization, by gazing steadly at a very bright object held before the eyes, or by pressure upon certain points of the surface of the body.

Hypnotization (n.) The act or process of producing hypnotism.

Hypnotized (imp. & p. p.) of Hypnotize

Hypnotizing (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Hypnotize

Hypnotize (v. t.) To induce hypnotism in; to place in a state of hypnotism.

Hypnotizer (n.) One who hypnotizes.

Hypnum (n.) The largest genus of true mosses; feather moss.

Hypo- () A prefix signifying a less quantity, or a low state or degree, of that denoted by the word with which it is joined, or position under or beneath.

Hypo- () A prefix denoting that the element to the name of which it is prefixed enters with a low valence, or in a low state of oxidization, usually the lowest, into the compounds indicated; as, hyposulphurous acid.

Hypo (n.) Hypochondria.

Hypo (n.) Sodium hyposulphite, or thiosulphate, a solution of which is used as a bath to wash out the unchanged silver salts in a picture.

Hypoarian (a.) Of or pertaining to a hypoarion.

Hypoaria (pl. ) of Hypoarion

Hypoarion (n.) An oval lobe beneath each of the optic lobes in many fishes; one of the inferior lobes.

Hypoblast (n.) The inner or lower layer of the blastoderm; -- called also endoderm, entoderm, and sometimes hypoderm. See Illust. of Blastoderm, Delamination, and Ectoderm.

Hypoblastic (a.) Relating to, or connected with, the hypoblast; as, the hypoic sac.

Hypobole (n.) A figure in which several things are mentioned that seem to make against the argument, or in favor of the opposite side, each of them being refuted in order.

Hypobranchial (a.) Pertaining to the segment between the basibranchial and the ceratobranchial in a branchial arch.

Hypobranchial (n.) A hypobranchial bone or cartilage.

Hypocarp (n.) Alt. of Hypocarpium

Hypocarpium (n.) A fleshy enlargement of the receptacle, or for the stem, below the proper fruit, as in the cashew. See Illust. of Cashew.

Hypocarpogean (a.) Producing fruit below the ground.

Hypocaust (n.) A furnace, esp. one connected with a series of small chambers and flues of tiles or other masonry through which the heat of a fire was distributed to rooms above. This contrivance, first used in bath, was afterwards adopted in private houses.

Hypochlorite (n.) A salt of hypochlorous acid; as, a calcium hypochloride.

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