Definitions

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

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

  • adj. of or relating to aquiculture

Etymologies

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

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.

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  • 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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  • 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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  • The Farm at Sunnyside will have arugula; Endless Summer Harvest will have hydroponic lettuces.

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  • After emergency workers found the plants, as well as hydroponic and lighting equipment used for what police determined was a growing operation, a search warrant was obtained.

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  • "Because of what I do and the investors I deal with, I'm not comfortable with areas that are illegal on a federal level," said Mr. Maeda, who is scouting investment opportunities in companies that supply hydroponic equipment or light-emitting-diode-based growing lights to medical-marijuana growers.

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