Super



noun
1.
Informal.

a superintendent, especially of an apartment house.
supermarket.
supernumerary.
supervisor.

2.
an article of a superior quality, grade, size, etc.
3.
(in beekeeping) the portion of a hive in which honey is stored.
4.
Printing. supercalendered paper.
5.
Television. an additional image superimposed on the original video image:
A super of the guest’s name is included under the picture when the guest is introduced.
adjective
6.
of the highest degree, power, etc.
7.
of an extreme or excessive degree.
8.
Informal. very good; first-rate; excellent.
9.
(of measurement) superficial.
10.
superfine.
adverb
11.
Slang. very; extremely or excessively:
super classy; a super large portion of food.
1.
a prefix occurring originally in loanwords from Latin, with the basic meaning “above, beyond.” Words formed with super-, have the following general senses: “to place or be placed above or over” (superimpose; supersede), “a thing placed over or added to another” (superscript; superstructure; supertax), “situated over” (superficial; superlunary) and, more figuratively, “an individual, thing, or property that exceeds customary norms or levels” (superalloy; superconductivity; superman; superstar), “an individual or thing larger, more powerful, or with wider application than others of its kind” (supercomputer; superhighway; superpower; supertanker), “exceeding the norms or limits of a given class” (superhuman; superplastic), “having the specified property to a great or excessive degree” (supercritical; superfine; supersensitive), “to subject to (a physical process) to an extreme degree or in an unusual way” (supercharge; supercool; supersaturate), “a category that embraces a number of lesser items of the specified kind” (superfamily; supergalaxy), “a chemical compound with a higher proportion than usual of a given constituent” (superphosphate).
1.
superintendent.
2.
superior.
adjective
1.
(informal) outstanding; exceptionally fine
noun
2.
petrol with a high octane rating
3.
(informal) a superintendent or supervisor
4.
(Austral & NZ, informal) superannuation benefits
5.
(Austral & NZ, informal) superphosphate
interjection
6.
(Brit, informal) an enthusiastic expression of approval or assent
prefix
1.
placed above or over: superscript
2.
of greater size, extent, quality, etc: supermarket
3.
surpassing others; outstanding: superstar
4.
beyond a standard or norm; exceeding or exceedingly: supersonic
5.
indicating that a chemical compound contains a specified element in a higher proportion than usual: superoxide

super- pref.

Above; over; upon: superstructure.

Superior in size, quality, number, or degree: supersonic.

Exceeding a norm: supersaturate.

Excessive in degree or intensity: superexcitation.

Containing a specified ingredient in an unusually high proportion: superoxide.

sunshine law
sun-worshipper
super 1

The successor to LOGLISP, based on LNF.
[“New Generation Knowledge Processing: Final Report on the SUPER System”, J Alan Robinson et al, CASE Center TR 8707, Syracuse U, 1987].
(1994-11-24)
super
1.
superintendent
2.
supernumerary
super.
superior

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