hydroponics


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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.

hydroponics

(ˌhaɪdrəʊˈpɒnɪks)
n
(Agriculture) (functioning as singular) a method of cultivating plants by growing them in gravel, etc, through which water containing dissolved inorganic nutrient salts is pumped. Also called: aquiculture
[C20: from hydro- + (geo)ponics]
ˌhydroˈponic adj
ˌhydroˈponically adv

hy•dro•pon•ics

(ˌhaɪ drəˈpɒn ɪks)

n.
(used with a sing. v.) the cultivation of plants by placing the roots in liquid nutrient solutions rather than in soil; soilless growth of plants.
[1935–40; hydro-1 + (geo) ponics]
hy`dro•pon′ic, adj.
hy`dro•pon′i•cal•ly, adv.
hy•drop•o•nist (haɪˈdrɒp ə nɪst) hy`dro•pon′i•cist, n.

hy·dro·pon·ics

(hī′drə-pŏn′ĭks)
The growing of plants in water supplied with nutrients rather than in soil.

hydroponics

the science of growing plants in specially prepared solutions instead of in soil. Cf. aquapontics.hydroponic, adj.
See also: Plants

hydroponics

A method of growing plants in inert granules irrigated by a solution of nutrients.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hydroponics - a technique of growing plants (without soil) in water containing dissolved nutrientshydroponics - a technique of growing plants (without soil) in water containing dissolved nutrients
farming, husbandry, agriculture - the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock
drip culture - a hydroponic method of growing plants by allowing nutrient solutions to drip slowly onto an inert medium in which the plants are growing
Translations

hydroponics

[ˌhaɪdrəʊˈpɒnɪks] NSINGhidroponia f

hydroponics

[ˌhaɪdrəˈpɒnɪks] nsgidroponica
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