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hydroponics

hy·dro·pon·ics

hydroponics

 
pronunciation:
haI dr pa nihks
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part of speech: noun
definition: (used with a sing. verb) the growing of plants in nutrient solutions rather than in soil.
derivations: hydroponic (adj.), hydroponically (adv.)
Word Parts
The word hydroponics contains the following parts:
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology