Definition of hyperbaric in English:

hyperbaric

Syllabification: hy·per·bar·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌhīpərˈbarik
 
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adjective

  • Of or involving a gas at a pressure greater than normal.
    More example sentences
    • They tried oxygen under pressure in a hyperbaric chamber.
    • The pressure inside the hyperbaric chamber was achieved by compressed air.
    • Supplemental oxygen or pressurized portable hyperbaric chambers should be used if descent is delayed.

Origin

1960s: from hyper- 'above normal' + Greek baros 'heavy'.

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