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HYDROPONICS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does hydroponics mean? 

HYDROPONICS (noun)
  The noun HYDROPONICS has 1 sense:

1. a technique of growing plants (without soil) in water containing dissolved nutrients

  Familiarity information: HYDROPONICS used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HYDROPONICS (noun)


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Meaning:

A technique of growing plants (without soil) in water containing dissolved nutrients

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

aquiculture; hydroponics; tank farming

Hypernyms ("hydroponics" is a kind of...):

agriculture; farming; husbandry (the practice of cultivating the land or raising stock)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "hydroponics"):

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)


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