What does ultra mean?

Definitions for ultra
ˈʌl trəul·tra

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. extremist, radical, ultraadjective

    (used of opinions and actions) far beyond the norm

    "extremist political views"; "radical opinions on education"; "an ultra conservative"

Wiktionary

  1. ultranoun

    An ultra-royalist in France.

  2. ultranoun

    An extremist.

  3. ultranoun

    Code name used by British codebreakers during World War 2 for decrypted information gained from the enemy.

  4. ultraadjective

    Extreme; far beyond the norm.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ultraadjective

    going beyond others, or beyond due limit; extreme; fanatical; uncompromising; as, an ultra reformer; ultra measures

  2. Ultranoun

    one who advocates extreme measures; an ultraist; an extremist; a radical

Freebase

  1. Ultra

    Ultra was the designation adopted by British military intelligence in June 1941 for wartime signals intelligence obtained by breaking high-level encrypted enemy radio and teleprinter communications at the Government Code and Cypher School at Bletchley Park. Ultra eventually became the standard designation among the western Allies for all such intelligence. The name arose because the intelligence thus obtained was considered more important than that designated by the highest British security classification then used and so was regarded as being Ultra secret. Several other cryptonyms had been used for such intelligence. British intelligence first designated it "Boniface"—presumably to imply that it was the result of human intelligence. The U.S. used the codename "Magic" for its decrypts from Japanese sources. Much of the German cipher traffic was encrypted on the Enigma machine. Used properly, the German military Enigma would have been virtually unbreakable; in practice, shortcomings in operation allowed it to be broken. The term "Ultra" has often been used almost synonymously with "Enigma decrypts". However, Ultra also encompassed decrypts of the German Lorenz SZ 40/42 machines that were used by the German High Command, and the Hagelin machine and other Italian and Japanese ciphers and codes such as PURPLE and JN-25.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ultra

    ul′tra, adj. going beyond, extreme—in composition, as in Ultra-classical, Ultra-fashionable, Ultra-conservative, Ultra-critical, &c.—n. an ultraist: a fanatic.—ns. Ul′traism, the principles of ultraists; Ul′traist, one who carries to extremes the opinions or principles of his party.—Ultra vī′res, beyond one's power or rights. [L. ultra, beyond, vires, pl. of vis, strength.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ultra in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ultra in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of ultra in a Sentence

  1. Scott Lynn:

    Our fundamental belief is that this is a very interesting asset class, which historically has been traded by the ultra-wealthy for hundreds of years, but the only way to really invest in art has been to purchase a painting. Masterworks is the first platform that allows anyone to really invest in these great works of art.

  2. Felix Cardenas:

    He seems like a Pope who wants to look after Mother Earth, we hope the pope can be a positive example for the ultra conservative elements of the church here.

  3. Lilly Chief Executive Dave Ricks:

    Almost everything I am aware of is single gene edit defects, which ultimately leads you to pretty ultra-rare conditions, which are not our area of interest.

  4. Peter Kornbluh:

    A society that has lived in the historic dark shadow of the colossus of the north is now feeling some sunlight, the lifting of the general state of siege mentality that normal relations will bring is ultra-important.

  5. Ibrahima Diaby:

    It's with Exxon Mobil. We expect to finish discussions before the end of the year, A memorandum of understanding was signed for the two ultra-deep blocks and negotiations for the production sharing agreements are very advanced.

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