noun, plural hy·pos.
verb (used with object)
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH hypo-hyper-, hypo-
Example sentences from the Web for hypo
The fine reticulated lines in question are caused by the hypo-soda not being thoroughly washed off.
The view here taken of the Hypo-dorian evidently agrees with that of Heraclides Ponticus (supra, p. 10).
A point that deserves special notice at this place is the use of the prefix Hypo- (hypo-) in the names of keys.
In the time of Aristoxenus, then, this technical sense of Hypo- had not yet been established, but was coming into use.
In this case, then, the upper of the two octaves answers to the Hypo-dorian key, and the lower to the Locrian.