hydric


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hy·dric

 (hī′drĭk)
adj.
Of, characterized by, or adapted to an extremely moist habitat.

hydric

(ˈhaɪdrɪk)
adj
1. (Elements & Compounds) of or containing hydrogen
2. (Chemistry) containing or using moisture

hy•dric1

(ˈhaɪ drɪk)

adj.
pertaining to or containing hydrogen.
[1850–55; hydr-2 + -ic]

hy•dric2

(ˈhaɪ drɪk)

adj.
of, pertaining to, or adapted to a wet or moist environment.
[1925–30; hydr-1 + -ic]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hydric - having or characterized by excessive moisture; "a hydric habitat"
mesic - having or characterized by moderate or a well-balanced supply of moisture; "mesic habitats"
xeric - being deficient in moisture; "deserts provide xeric environments"
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Along with their negative environmental impact, another major grievance frequently voiced by communities is the fact that the affected communities rarely benefit from large-scale hydroelectric dams, as they often lack access to basic services such as electricity and running water while their hydric resources are used to provide electric energy for urban areas hundreds of miles away.