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  • n. The act of hybridizing, or the state of being hybridized.
  • n. the conversion of a fleet of vehicles to hybrids.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of hybridizing, or the state of being hybridized.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or process of hybridizing, or the state of being hybridized; cross-fertilization; cross-breeding. See hybrid, n., 1. Also hybridisation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids


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  • While intensive marijuana cultivation and hybridization is a rather recent phenomenon in the world (wine has a much longer and storied past) its goals are not purely for strength and strength alone.

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  • That's a possibility, but that's a separate issue at this point (though hybridization is an important element, especially in plants).

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  • The hybridization is evidence that what appears to be separte species were really the same species, and merely variations on the basic design in the mind of the Intelligent Designer, just like Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston are variations of the same design, but members of the same species.

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  • Purebred dingos are becoming scarce, as domestic canine hybridization is polluting the gene pool.

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  • The outcome of that hybridization is a hybrid, or hybridity.

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  • They certainly don't want us to eat genetically engineered food (though they themselves are certainly eating hybrid vegetables, forgetting that hybridization is a simply a primitive form of genetic engineering).

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  • Whitley Strieber would argue, compellingly, that the "visitors" cherish us as repositories of what we can only call "souls"; alternatively, Budd Hopkins would insist, perhaps just as compellingly, that we're being harvested to serve a long-term hybridization program.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • This can be remedied by hybridization, that is, hybridization of modal logics enables the formulation of uniform tableau, Gentzen, and natural deduction systems for wide classes of logics.

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  • Every vegetable you eat is the product of hybridization, which is just a primitive - and inefficient - form of genetic modification.

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  • I wish to speak about one effect of hybridization, which is really connected with heredity factors, the vigor which occurs when we cross different varieties, species, or even races.

    Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Fifteenth Annual Meeting New York City, September 3, 4 and 5, 1924


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