[hahy-per-oh-pee-uh] /ˌhaɪ pərˈoʊ pi ə/
a condition of the eye in which parallel rays are focused behind the retina, distant objects being seen more distinctly than near ones; farsightedness (opposed to ).
(pathol) variants of hyperopia
inability to see near objects clearly because the images received by the eye are focused behind the retina; long-sightedness Also called hypermetropia, hypermetropy Compare myopia, presbyopia
1884, Modern Latin, from hyper- + Greek ops “eye” (see eye).
hypermetropia hy·per·me·tro·pi·a (hī’pər-mĭ-trō’pē-ə)
hyperopia hy·per·o·pi·a (hī’pə-rō’pē-ə)
Abbr. H An abnormal condition of the eye in which vision is better for distant objects than for near objects. It results from the eyeball being too short for light rays to properly focus on the retina, thus forming a blurred image. Also called farsightedness, hypermetropia.
hy’per·ope’ (hī’pə-rōp’) n.
hy’per·o’pic (-ō’pĭk, -ŏp’ĭk) adj.
A defect of the eye that causes light to focus behind the retina instead of directly on it, resulting in an inability to see near objects clearly. Hyperopia is often caused by a shortened eyeball or a misshapen lens. Also called farsightedness. Compare myopia.
[hahy-per-mahy-kruh-soh-muh] /ˌhaɪ pərˌmaɪ krəˈsoʊ mə/ noun 1. .
[hahy-per-mahyl] /ˈhaɪ pərˌmaɪl/ verb (used without object), hypermiled, hypermiling 1. to improve fuel mileage in a motor vehicle, as by adopting certain driving techniques or making design alterations to the vehicle.
noun See hypermiler
[hahy-per-mahyl] /ˈhaɪ pərˌmaɪl/ verb (used without object), hypermiled, hypermiling 1. to improve fuel mileage in a motor vehicle, as by adopting certain driving techniques or making design alterations to the vehicle. noun any vehicle driver seeking to optimize fuel economy by modifying their driving habits Examples Hypermilers are able to refine these driving techniques and […]