Definitions

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  • adjective of a plant; a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions in water, without soil.

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  • adjective of or relating to aquiculture

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek ὕδωρ (hudōr, "water") + Ancient Greek πονος (ponos, "work, labour")

Examples

  • Instead, they are trying to demonstrate that potatoes, peanuts, tomatoes, peppers and other vegetables can be grown in only water-a process known as hydroponic growth.

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  • "They're fertilized, kept at a certain temperature, they're grown with grow lights, in essence what they're doing, they're fooling the plant," the agent said, "They're being hydrated by water, it's called hydroponic indoor growth, which these plants contain a much larger THC content, THC being the active ingredient in marijuana."

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  • More photos and interactive graphics Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare, a hospital in Elmhurst, Ill., last year began offering plant therapy for rehab patients, with gardening activities such as hydroponic (no-soil) gardening offered twice a week as part of the menu of programs.

    When Treatment Involves Dirty Fingernails

  • More photos and interactive graphics Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare, a hospital in Elmhurst, Ill., last year began offering plant therapy for rehab patients, with gardening activities such as hydroponic (no-soil) gardening offered twice a week as part of the menu of programs.

    When Treatment Involves Dirty Fingernails

  • Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare, a hospital in Elmhurst, Ill., last year began offering plant therapy for rehab patients, with gardening activities such as hydroponic (no-soil) gardening offered twice a week as part of the menu of programs.

    When Treatment Involves Dirty Fingernails

  • More photos and interactive graphics Elmhurst Memorial Healthcare, a hospital in Elmhurst, Ill., last year began offering plant therapy for rehab patients, with gardening activities such as hydroponic (no-soil) gardening offered twice a week as part of the menu of programs.

    When Treatment Involves Dirty Fingernails

  • They educate their children at home and raise chickens and cows and do organic and hydroponic gardening don't ask in the combox, look up "hydroponic" on google - I had to!

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  • So that's the choice the "hydroponic" model of agriculture has given us.

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  • So that's the choice the "hydroponic" model of agriculture has given us.

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  • Marijuana falls under the NCAA's heading of street drugs, which is true because it seems medical marijuana stores or "hydroponic" growing outlets have popped up on nearly every street corner along the Front Range.

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