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su·per  audio  (spr) KEY 

NOUN:
  1. Informal An article or a product of superior size, quality, or grade.
  2. Informal
    1. A superintendent in an apartment or office building.
    2. A supernumerary.
  3. Printing A thin starched cotton mesh used to reinforce the spines and covers of books.
ADJECTIVE:
Informal
  1. Very large, great, or extreme: "yet another super Skyscraper" (Dylan Thomas).
  2. Excellent; first-rate: a super party.
ADVERB:
Informal
Especially; extremely: a super accurate missile; was super careful.
TRANSITIVE VERB:
Printing su·pered, su·per·ing, su·pers
To reinforce (a book spine or cover) with super.

ETYMOLOGY:
From super-


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