[hahy-per-bar-ik] /ˌhaɪ pərˈbær ɪk/
(of an anesthetic) having a specific gravity greater than that of cerebrospinal fluid.
pertaining to or utilizing gaseous pressure greater than normal, especially for administering oxygen in the treatment of certain diseases.
of, concerned with, or operating at pressures higher than normal
1930, from hyper- + Greek barys “heavy” (see grave (adj.)).
hyperbaric hy·per·bar·ic (hī’pər-bār’ĭk)
Of, relating to, producing, operating, or occurring at pressures higher than normal atmospheric pressure.
- Hyperbaric oxygen
hyperbaric oxygen n. Oxygen at a pressure that is above one atmosphere. Also called high-pressure oxygen.
hyperbarism hy·per·bar·ism (hī’pər-bār’ĭz’əm) n. Disturbances to the body resulting from the pressure of ambient gases at greater than normal atmospheric pressure.
database An experimental active multi-user database for hypertext systems from the University of Aalborg, written in C++. It is built on the client-server model enabling distributed, concurrent, and shared access from workstations in a local area network. See also EHTS. (1995-03-19)
[hahy-pur-buh-ton] /haɪˈpɜr bəˌtɒn/ noun, plural hyperbatons, hyperbata [hahy-pur-buh-tuh] /haɪˈpɜr bə tə/ (Show IPA). Rhetoric. 1. the use, especially for emphasis, of a word order other than the expected or usual one, as in “Bird thou never wert.”. /haɪˈpɜːbəˌtɒn/ noun 1. (rhetoric) a figure of speech in which the normal order of words is reversed, as […]