[hi-pan-thee-uh m, hahy-] /hɪˈpæn θi əm, haɪ-/
noun, plural hypanthia
[hi-pan-thee-uh, hahy-] /hɪˈpæn θi ə, haɪ-/ (Show IPA). Botany.
a cup-shaped or tubular body formed by the conjoined sepals, petals, and stamens.
noun (pl) -thia (-θɪə)
(botany) the cup-shaped or flat receptacle of perigynous or epigynous flowers
The ringlike, cup-shaped, or tubular structure of a flower on which the sepals, petals, and stamens are borne, as in the flowers of the rose or cherry. It is formed by the enlargement of the receptacle.
[hi-pas-pist, hahy-] /hɪˈpæs pɪst, haɪ-/ noun 1. a shield bearer, especially one of a special unit of light infantry in the Macedonian army.
[hahy-pey-shuh, -pat-ee-uh] /haɪˈpeɪ ʃə, -ˈpæt i ə/ noun 1. a.d. c370–415, Greek philosopher renowned for her beauty. /haɪˈpeɪʃɪə/ noun 1. died 415 ad, Neo-Platonist philosopher and politician, who lectured at Alexandria. She was murdered by a Christian mob Hypatia (hī-pā’shə) Greek philosopher who was the first notable woman mathematician and astronomer. She invented instruments used […]
[hahyp] /haɪp/ Informal. verb (used with object), hyped, hyping. 1. to stimulate, excite, or agitate (usually followed by up): She was hyped up at the thought of owning her own car. 2. to create interest in by flamboyant or dramatic methods; promote or publicize showily: a promoter who knows how to hype a prizefight. 3. […]
- Hype cycle
noun an explanation of the events surrounding the introduction of new technology, including breakthrough or launch, peak of inflated expectations, disillusionment, understanding and enlightenment, productivity plateau. Word Origin created by Gartner Group analyst Jackie Fenn