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hy·dro·pon·ics

 (hī′drə-pŏn′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
Cultivation of plants in nutrient solution rather than in soil.

[hydro- + (geo)ponics.]

hy′dro·pon′ic adj.
hy′dro·pon′i·cal·ly adv.
hy′dro·pon′i·cist (-ĭ-sĭst), hy′dro·pon′ist (hī′drə-pŏn′ĭst, hī-drŏp′ə-hĭst) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hydroponic - of or relating to aquiculturehydroponic - of or relating to aquiculture; "aquacultural methods"; "hydroponic lettuce"
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hydroponic

[ˌhaɪdrəʊˈpɒnɪk] ADJhidropónico
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