from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Over; above; beyond: hypercharge.
- Excessive; excessively: hypercritical.
- Existing in more than three dimensions: hyperspace.
- Linked or arranged nonsequentially: hypertext.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- over, above or beyond
- existing in more than three spatial dimensions
- linked non-sequentially
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A prefix signifying over, above; ; also, above measure, abnormally great, excessive.
- A prefix equivalent to super- or per-; as hyperoxide, or peroxide. [Obs.] See Per-.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A hypercritic.
- To move about actively; bustle.
- A prefix of Greek origin, meaning ‘over,’ and usually implying transcendence or excess.
- In mod. math., chiefly denoting extension, generalization, or complication, as in hypers pace, hyper geometrical.
Greek huper-, from huper, over, beyond; see uper in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek ὑπέρ (huper, "over"). (Wiktionary)