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Hydrozoon

ˌhʌɪdrə(ʊ)ˈzəʊə

Meanings of Hydrozoon:

noun

A class of coelenterates which includes hydras and portuguese men-of-war. many of them are colonial and some kinds have both polypoid and medusoid phases.

Meanings of Hydrurus:

proper noun

An inconspicuous southern constellation (the water snake), between the star achernar and the south celestial pole.

adjective

Used with preceding greek letter or numeral to designate a star in the hydrus constellation.

Usage examples:

The star delta hydri

Meanings of Hydrus:

proper noun

An inconspicuous southern constellation (the water snake), between the star achernar and the south celestial pole.

adjective

Used with preceding greek letter or numeral to designate a star in the hydrus constellation.

Usage examples:

The star delta hydri

Meanings of Hyena:

noun

A doglike african mammal with forelimbs that are longer than the hindlimbs and an erect mane. hyenas are noted as scavengers but most are also effective hunters.

Usage examples:

Although similar in appearance to hyenas, african wild dogs are nevertheless true wild canidae.

Hyenas

haɪˈiː.nə

Meanings of Hyenas:

noun

A doglike african mammal with forelimbs that are longer than the hindlimbs and an erect mane. hyenas are noted as scavengers but most are also effective hunters.

Usage examples:

Although similar in appearance to hyenas, african wild dogs are nevertheless true wild canidae.

Hygiene

ˈhaɪ.dʒiːn

Meanings of Hygiene:

noun

Conditions or practices conducive to maintaining health and preventing disease, especially through cleanliness.

Usage examples:

Poor standards of food hygiene

Hygienic

hʌɪˈdʒiːnɪk

Meanings of Hygienic:

adjective

Conducive to maintaining health and preventing disease, especially by being clean; sanitary.

Usage examples:

Hygienic conditions

Hygienist

ˈhʌɪdʒiːnɪst

Meanings of Hygienist:

noun

A specialist in the promotion of clean conditions for the preservation of health.

Usage examples:

An industrial hygienist

Hygienists

haɪˈdʒiː.nɪst

Meanings of Hygienists:

noun

A specialist in the promotion of clean conditions for the preservation of health.

Usage examples:

An industrial hygienist

Meanings of Hygroexpansivity:

noun

The amount a material expands or contracts per unit length due to a one-degree change in temperature.

Usage examples:

They provide resistance to frictional wear, corrosion resistance, nonmagnetic characteristics and, …

Hygrometer

haɪˈɡrɒm.ɪ.tər

Meanings of Hygrometer:

noun

An instrument for measuring the humidity of the air or a gas.

Usage examples:

Some dehumidifiers feature a hygrometer, which measures room humidity.

Meanings of Hygrometers:

noun

An instrument for measuring the humidity of the air or a gas.

Usage examples:

Some dehumidifiers feature a hygrometer, which measures room humidity.

Meanings of Hygrophilous:

adjective

(of a plant) growing in damp conditions.

Usage examples:

In the case of the hygrophilous species c. macrocarpa and w. radicans, 6 or 12 months' dry storage …

Hygrophyte

ˈhʌɪɡrəfʌɪt

Meanings of Hygrophyte:

noun

A plant which grows in wet conditions.

Usage examples:

Therefore, the distribution and growth habitat of hydrophyte and hygrophyte were investigated.

Hygroscope

ˈhʌɪɡrə(ʊ)skəʊp

Meanings of Hygroscope:

noun

An instrument which gives an indication of the humidity of the air.

Usage examples:

The table below details the advantages and disadvantages of electric versus mechanical hygroscopes.

Hygroscopic

ˌhaɪ.ɡrəˈskɒp.ɪk

Meanings of Hygroscopic:

adjective

(of a substance) tending to absorb moisture from the air.

Usage examples:

Concrete is a hygroscopic material (absorbs moisture from vapor and liquid sources).

Hying

ˈhaɪ.ɪŋ

Meanings of Hying:

verb

Present participle of hie.

Present participle of hie old use or humorous

Meanings of Hylas:

noun

A tree frog of a widespread genus, typically bright green in colour.

Usage examples:

The name of the genus comes from the greek hyla, belonging to the woods.

Hylic

ˈhʌɪlɪk

Meanings of Hylic:

adjective

Relating to matter; material.

Hylomorphism

ˌhʌɪlə(ʊ)ˈmɔːfɪz(ə)m

Meanings of Hylomorphism:

noun

The doctrine that physical objects result from the combination of matter and form.

Usage examples:

One might therefore expect universal hylomorphism to be the doctrine that all substances consist of…

Hylozoism

ˌhʌɪlə(ʊ)ˈzəʊɪz(ə)m

Meanings of Hylozoism:

noun

The doctrine that all matter has life.

Usage examples:

Animism was the widespread expression of this stage, hylozoism one of its later, conceptual forms.

Hymen

ˈhʌɪmən

Meanings of Hymen:

noun

A membrane which partially closes the opening of the vagina and whose presence is traditionally taken to be a mark of virginity.

Usage examples:

A thin sheet of tissue with 1 or more holes in it called the hymen partially covers the opening of …

Hymeneal

ˌhʌɪmɪˈniːəl

Meanings of Hymeneal:

adjective

Of or concerning marriage.

Usage examples:

Hymeneal orgies

Meanings of Hymeneals:

adjective

Of or concerning marriage.

Usage examples:

Hymeneal orgies

Hymenia

hʌɪˈmiːnɪəm

Meanings of Hymenia:

noun

(in higher fungi) a surface consisting mainly of spore-bearing structures (asci or basidia).

Usage examples:

This middle layer is subtended by the hymenium which was also devoid of epiphytic organisms.

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