hypermetropic
adjective see hypermetropia

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Hypermetropic — Hypermetropia Hy per*me*tro pi*a, Hypermetropy Hy per*met ro*py, n. [NL. hypermetropia, fr. Gr. ? excessive + ?, ?, the eye. See {Hypermeter}.] An abnormal condition of the eye in which, through shortness of the eyeball or fault of the refractive …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hypermetropic — See hypermetropia. * * * …   Universalium

  • hypermetropic — adj. far sighted, affected by hypermetropia (ability to see distant objects more clearly than near ones) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hypermetropic — hy·per·me·tropic …   English syllables

  • hypermetropic — /haɪpəməˈtrɒpɪk/ (say huypuhmuh tropik) adjective relating to or affected with hypermetropia; long sighted …   Australian English dictionary

  • hypermetropic — adjective abnormal ability to focus of distant objects • Syn: ↑hyperopic • Similar to: ↑farsighted, ↑presbyopic • Derivationally related forms: ↑hypermetropy, ↑hypermetropia, ↑hyper …   Useful english dictionary

  • hypermetropic eye — toliaregė akis statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. hypermetropic eye; long sighted eye vok. weitsichtiges Auge, n rus. гиперметропический глаз, m; дальнозоркий глаз, m pranc. œil hypermétrope, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • hypermetropic astigmatism — hyperopic astigmatism astigmatism that complicates hyperopia …   Medical dictionary

  • hyperopic — adjective abnormal ability to focus of distant objects • Syn: ↑hypermetropic • Similar to: ↑farsighted, ↑presbyopic • Derivationally related forms: ↑hypermetropy (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • farsighted — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. hypermetropic, eagle eyed; foresighted, farseeing, longheaded, prudent, provident. See prediction, vision.Ant., nearsighted, myopic. II (Roget s IV) modif. 1. [Seeing better at a distance] Syn.… …   English dictionary for students

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