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Meanings of Hydronium:

noun

An ion of hydrogen that has been combined with water

Hydropathy

hʌɪˈdrɒpəθi

Meanings of Hydropathy:

noun

The treatment of illness through the use of water, either internally or through external means such as steam baths (not now a part of orthodox medicine).

Usage examples:

He turned to hydropathy, a victorian medical fashion in which a patient is given cold showers, stea…

Meanings of Hydroperoxide:

noun

Any compound containing the hydroperoxyl group, —o—oh; (in early use) specifically hydrogen peroxide, h—o—oh.

Meanings of Hydrophilic:

adjective

Having a tendency to mix with, dissolve in, or be wetted by water.

Usage examples:

Hydrophilic amino acids

Meanings of Hydrophilous:

adjective

(of a plant) water-pollinated.

Usage examples:

During the period of its existence the hydrophilous flora has undergone transformations but preserv…

Meanings of Hydrophobia:

noun

Extreme or irrational fear of water, especially as a symptom of rabies in humans.

Usage examples:

There's a stage of rabies where people develop hydrophobia, a bizarre and irrational fear of water.

Hydrophobic

ˌhaɪdrəʊˈfəʊbɪk

Meanings of Hydrophobic:

adjective

Tending to repel or fail to mix with water.

Usage examples:

The polyurethane foam does not hold moisture and is hydrophobic (water repelling).

Hydrophone

ˈhʌɪdrəfəʊn

Meanings of Hydrophone:

noun

A microphone which detects sound waves under water.

Usage examples:

The tag encodes the data as a series of ultrasonic pulses transmitted through the water column from…

Hydrophones

ˈhʌɪdrəfəʊn

Meanings of Hydrophones:

noun

A microphone which detects sound waves under water.

Usage examples:

The tag encodes the data as a series of ultrasonic pulses transmitted through the water column from…

Hydrophyte

ˈhʌɪdrəfʌɪt

Meanings of Hydrophyte:

noun

A plant which grows only in or on water.

Usage examples:

Emergents are the most studied of hydrophytes and probably the most useful to man.

Meanings of Hydroplane:

noun

A light, fast motorboat designed to skim over the surface of water.

Usage examples:

Their run established a new world and national record as part of windermere records week which saw …
verb

Another term for aquaplane.

Usage examples:

A motorist whose car hydroplaned and crashed into a tree

Hydroplaned

ˈhʌɪdrəpleɪn

Meanings of Hydroplaned:

verb

Another term for aquaplane.

Usage examples:

A motorist whose car hydroplaned and crashed into a tree
noun

A light, fast motorboat designed to skim over the surface of water.

Usage examples:

Their run established a new world and national record as part of windermere records week which saw …

Meanings of Hydroplaner:

noun

A light, fast motorboat designed to skim over the surface of water.

Usage examples:

Their run established a new world and national record as part of windermere records week which saw …

Hydroplanes

ˈhʌɪdrəpleɪn

Meanings of Hydroplanes:

noun

A light, fast motorboat designed to skim over the surface of water.

Usage examples:

Their run established a new world and national record as part of windermere records week which saw …
verb

Another term for aquaplane.

Usage examples:

A motorist whose car hydroplaned and crashed into a tree

Hydroplaning

ˈhaɪ.drə.pleɪn.ɪŋ

Meanings of Hydroplaning:

verb

Another term for aquaplane.

Usage examples:

A motorist whose car hydroplaned and crashed into a tree
noun

A light, fast motorboat designed to skim over the surface of water.

Usage examples:

Their run established a new world and national record as part of windermere records week which saw …

Meanings of Hydroponic:

adjective

Relating to or involving hydroponics, the process of growing plants in sand, gravel, or liquid.

Usage examples:

Seedlings were grown in hydroponic tanks

Meanings of Hydroponics:

plural noun

The process of growing plants in sand, gravel, or liquid, with added nutrients but without soil.

Usage examples:

He said processes such as hydroponics and growboxes are big cash generators but require start-up ca…
noun

The method of growing plants in water to which special chemicals are added, rather than growing them in earth

Hydropower

ˈhʌɪdrə(ʊ)paʊə

Meanings of Hydropower:

noun

Hydroelectric power.

Usage examples:

To mitigate the impact of greenhouse gases, we must place greater reliance on hydropower, nuclear p…

Hydroquinone

ˌhʌɪdrəˈkwɪnəʊn

Meanings of Hydroquinone:

noun

A crystalline compound made by the reduction of benzoquinone.

Usage examples:

The creams often contain dangerously high amounts of hydroquinone, a depigmenting chemical that can…

Hydros

ˈhʌɪdrəʊ

Meanings of Hydros:

noun

A hotel or clinic originally providing hydropathic treatment.

Usage examples:

Win a week at springs hydro

Meanings of Hydrosphere:

noun

All the waters on the earth's surface, such as lakes and seas, and sometimes including water over the earth's surface, such as clouds.

Usage examples:

Oxygen also occurs in the hydrosphere in the form of water, of which it makes up nearly 89% by weig…

Hydrospheres

ˈhaɪ.drəʊ.sfɪər

Meanings of Hydrospheres:

noun

All the waters on the earth's surface, such as lakes and seas, and sometimes including water over the earth's surface, such as clouds.

Usage examples:

Oxygen also occurs in the hydrosphere in the form of water, of which it makes up nearly 89% by weig…

Hydrospheric

ˌhaɪ.drəʊˈsfer.ɪk

Meanings of Hydrospheric:

adjective

Relating to or in the hydrosphere (= all of the water, ice, and water vapour at or near the surface of the earth or other planet)

Usage examples:

Water moves through the hydrosphere in a hydrospheric process known as the water cycle.

Hydrostatic

ˌhʌɪdrə(ʊ)ˈstatɪk

Meanings of Hydrostatic:

adjective

Relating to or denoting the equilibrium of liquids and the pressure exerted by liquid at rest.

Usage examples:

The hydrostatic pressure of the cell

Hydrostatics

ˌhaɪ.drəʊˈstæt.ɪks

Meanings of Hydrostatics:

plural noun

The branch of mechanics concerned with the hydrostatic properties of liquids.

Usage examples:

The first volume covered dynamics, mechanics, hydrostatics, hydraulics, aerostatics, and pneumatics.
noun

The scientific study of the behaviour of fluids (= liquids or gases) that are not in motion

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