Hypermetrical verse(Gr. & Lat. Pros.), a verse which contains a syllable more than the ordinary measure.

(||Hy`per*me*tro"pi*a Hy`per*met"ro*py) n. [NL. hypermetropia, fr. Gr. excessive + the eye. See Hypermeter.] 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.

In hypermetropia, vision for distant objects, although not better absolutely, is better than that for near objects, and hence, the individual is said to be farsighted. It is corrected by the use of convex glasses.

Hy`per*me*trop"ic a.

(||Hy`per*myr`i*o*ra"ma) n. [NL., fr. Gr. beyond + countless + view.] A show or exhibition having a great number of scenes or views.

(||Hy`per*o*ar"ti*a) n. pl. [NL.] (Zoöl.) 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.

(||Hy`per*o"pi*a) n. [NL., fr. Gr. "ype`r over + 'w`ps, 'wpo`s, the eye.] Hypermetropia. Hy`per*op"tic a.

(Hy`per*or*gan"ic) a. [Pref. hyper- + organic.] Higher than, or beyond the sphere of, the organic. Sir W. Hamilton.

(Hy`per*or"tho*dox`y) n. Orthodoxy pushed to excess.

(||Hy`per*o*tre"ta) n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. "yperw`,n the palate + trhto`s perforated.] (Zoöl.) An order of marsipobranchs, including the Myxine or hagfish and the genus Bdellostoma. They have barbels around the mouth, one tooth on the palate, and a communication between the nasal aperture and the throat. See Hagfish. [Written also Hyperotreti.]

(Hy`per*ox"ide) n. (Chem.) A compound having a relatively large percentage of oxygen; a peroxide. [Obs.]

(Hy`per*ox"y*gen*a`ted) Hyperoxygenized
(Hy`per*ox"y*gen*ized) a. (Chem.) Combined with a relatively large amount of oxygen; — said of higher oxides. [Obs.]

(Hy`per*ox`y*mu"ri*ate) n. (Chem.) A perchlorate. [Obs.]

(Hy`per*ox`y*mu`ri*at"ic) a. (Chem.) Perchloric; as, hyperoxymuriatic acid. [Obs.]

(Hy`per*met`a*mor"pho*sis) n. [Hyper- + metamorphosis.] (Zoöl.) A kind of metamorphosis, in certain insects, in which the larva itself undergoes remarkable changes of form and structure during its growth.

(Hy*per"me*ter) n. [Gr. beyond all measure; "ype`r over, beyond + measure: cf. F. hypermètre.]

1. (Pros.) A verse which has a redundant syllable or foot; a hypercatalectic verse.

2. Hence, anything exceeding the ordinary standard.

When a man rises beyond six foot, he is an hypermeter.

(Hy`per*met"ric*al) a. Having a redundant syllable; exceeding the common measure.

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