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Definition: uber prefix


In German, ueber, correctly spelled with an umlaut (two dots) over the u, means "over" or "above." The word is used as a prefix to refer to something superior; for example, an uber-geek is a very technical person. An uber-pipe is a very high-speed communications channel. The uber prefix can be used with almost anything to indicate an outstanding product or concept. See Uber, Ubernet, Uber of X and geek.