hypo stains the negative, and if not thoroughly washed out is apt to form again in crystals and ruin the negative.
They spotted him and a confederate slipped a hypo into his arm.
A half hour of washing in this box would be quite enough to thoroughly cleanse the film from hypo, etc.
Iodide of silver, dissolved in a saturated solution of hypo.
The hypo gun hummed briefly, ending its cycle with a loud click.
This can best be effected just after the prints come from the hypo.
The toning baths following the sulphur method were principally mixtures of gold terchloride and hypo.
It is necessary that prints to be toned shall contain no trace of hypo.
She's hurt pretty badly and Kelly's trying to slip a hypo into her now.
Square bottles should be used for the hypo, and round bottles for the developers.
word-forming element meaning "under, beneath" (in chemistry, indicating a lesser oxidation), from hypo-, comb. form of Greek hypo (prep. and adverb) "under," from PIE *upo- "under, up from under, over" (see sub-).
hypo hy·po (hī'pō)
A hypodermic syringe.
A hypodermic injection.
hypo- or hyp-
Below; beneath; under: hypochondriac.
Less than normal; deficient: hypofunction.
In the lowest state of oxidation: hypoxanthine.
|hypo- or hyp- |
A prefix that means "beneath" or "below," as in hypodermic, below the skin. It also means "less than normal," especially in medical terms like hypoglycemia. In the names of chemical compounds, it means "at the lowest state of oxidation," as in sodium hypochlorite.