Associations to the word «Hybrid»


HYBRID, noun. (biology) Offspring resulting from cross-breeding different entities, e.g. two different species or two purebred parent strains.
HYBRID, noun. Something of mixed origin or composition.
HYBRID, noun. A word whose elements are derived from different languages.
HYBRID, noun. Short for hybrid vehicle (especially a car), one that runs on both fuel (gasoline/diesel) and electricity (battery or energy from the sun).
HYBRID, noun. (golf) A golf club that combines the characteristics of an iron and a wood.
HYBRID, adjective. Consisting of diverse 'hybridized' components.
HYBRID CAR, noun. An automobile powered by both an internal combustion engine and an electric motor
HYBRID CAR, noun. (US) A European car fitted with American components
HYBRID COMPUTER, noun. A computer that features the best characteristics of the analog computer and digital computer.
HYBRID DISGENESIS, noun. (genetics) a phenomenon in which high transposon mobility causes reduced fertility in hybrid progeny
HYBRID EMBRYO, noun. An embryo resulting from the sperm of one species fertilising the egg of another.
HYBRID EMBRYO, noun. Specifically, an embryo created artificially which combines human and animal DNA, in various proportions, for the purposes of medical research.
HYBRID MESON, noun. (physics) A meson composed of quarks, antiquarks, and nonvirtual gluons (instead of the usual quark-antiquark pair bound by virtual gluons).
HYBRID MESONS, noun. Plural of hybrid meson
HYBRID ORBITAL, noun. (physics) An orbital formed by the combination of multiple atomic orbitals on the same atom
HYBRID ROCKET, noun. A bipropellant rocket engine which uses propellants that are in two different states, typically liquid and solid, which when reacted, create exhaust gases suitable for rocket propulsion.
HYBRID ROCKET, noun. A vehicle (rocket) propelled by a hybrid rocket engine
HYBRID ROCKETS, noun. Plural of hybrid rocket
HYBRID SPECIATION, noun. (biology) The formation of a new species as the direct result of hybridization between members of two existing species.
HYBRID VEHICLE, noun. A vehicle that uses two or more power sources, most commonly an internal combustion engine, a battery, an electric generator, and an electric motor, so as to reduce local emissions with adequate vehicle performance.
HYBRID VEHICLES, noun. Plural of hybrid vehicle
HYBRID VIGOR, noun. A property of some hybrids that are more likely to outperform either purebred parent in surviving.
HYBRID VIGOUR, noun. UK, AU and Canada spelling of hybrid vigor
HYBRID WAR, noun. A war that comprises the use of conventional and non-convential means by at least one side, which officially undeclares or denies involvement
HYBRID WARFARE, noun. (neologism) Warfare that blends conventional warfare and irregular warfare (potentially including cyberwarfare and information warfare) — the full spectrum of conflict.
HYBRID WAVE FUNCTION, noun. (physics) An approximation to a wave function made by taking a linear combination of simpler functions
HYBRID WAVE FUNCTIONS, noun. Plural of hybrid wave function

Dictionary definition

HYBRID, noun. A word that is composed of parts from different languages (e.g., `monolingual' has a Greek prefix and a Latin root).
HYBRID, noun. A composite of mixed origin; "the vice-presidency is a hybrid of administrative and legislative offices".
HYBRID, noun. (genetics) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock; especially offspring produced by breeding plants or animals of different varieties or breeds or species; "a mule is a cross between a horse and a donkey".
HYBRID, adjective. Produced by crossbreeding.

Wise words

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