geoponics

  • 1 Geoponics — Ge o*pon ics, n. [Gr. ?: cf. F. g[ e]oponique.] The art or science of cultivating the earth; agriculture. Evelin. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 geoponics — /jee euh pon iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) 1. the art or science of agriculture. 2. gardening or farming in soil. Cf. hydroponics. [1600 10; see GEOPONIC, ICS] * * * …

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  • 3 geoponics — noun the science of agriculture …

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  • 4 geoponics — Synonyms and related words: agrarianism, agricultural geology, agriculture, agrology, agronomics, agronomy, contour farming, cultivation, culture, dirt farming, dry farming, dryland farming, farm economy, farming, fruit farming, grain farming,… …

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  • 5 geoponics — study of agriculture Sciences and Studies …

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  • 6 geoponics — n. pl. Agriculture, husbandry, culture of the soil, tillage, rural economy …

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  • 7 geoponics — ge·o·pon·ics …

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  • 8 geoponics — ge•o•pon•ics [[t]ˌdʒi əˈpɒn ɪks[/t]] n. (used with a sing. v.) 1) agr. the art or science of agriculture 2) agr. gardening or farming in soil (contrasted with hydroponics). • Etymology: 1600–10; < Gk geōponikós, der. of geōpón(os) farmer …

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  • 9 geoponics — /dʒioʊˈpɒnɪks/ (say jeeoh poniks) noun the art or science of agriculture. {Greek geōponikos} …

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  • 10 geoponics — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈpäniks noun plural but singular in construction Etymology: Middle Greek geōponika, from Greek, neuter plural of geōponikos : an art or science of cultivating the earth : husbandry * * * /jee euh pon iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) 1.… …

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  • 11 hydroponics — noun plural but singular in construction Etymology: hydr + ponics (as in geoponics agriculture) Date: 1937 the growing of plants in nutrient solutions with or without an inert medium (as soil) to provide mechanical support • hydroponic adjective… …

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  • 12 Hydroponics — (from the Greek words hydro (water) and ponos (labour) is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions, without soil. Terrestrial plants may be grown with their roots in the mineral nutrient solution only or in an inert medium,… …

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  • 13 Geoponic — The terms geoponic and geoponics refer to growing plants in a normal soil. This is in contrast to hydroponics where the plants are grown in water, or aeroponics where the plants are grown suspended in air. The term originated as the Greek word… …

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  • 14 aeroculture — /air euh kul cheuhr/, n. Agric. a method of growing plants without soil by suspending them above sprays that constantly moisten the roots with water and nutrients. Cf. geoponics, hydroponics. [AERO + (AGRI)CULTURE] * * * …

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  • 15 hydroponics — hydroponic, adj. hydroponically, adv. hydroponist /huy drop euh nist/, hydroponicist, n. /huy dreuh pon iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) the cultivation of plants by placing the roots in liquid nutrient solutions rather than in soil; soilless… …

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  • 16 Ibn Waḥshīyah — ▪ Middle Eastern agriculturalist flourished c. 900       Middle Eastern agriculturist and toxicologist alleged to have written al Fillāḥah an Nabaṭīyah (“Nabatean Agriculture”), a major treatise dealing with plants, water sources and quality,… …

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  • 17 Coturnism — Coturnix coturnix Coturnism is an illness featuring muscle tenderness and rhabdomyolysis[1] (muscle cell breakdown) after consuming quail (Coturnix coturnix …

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  • 18 agronomics — Synonyms and related words: agrarianism, agricultural geology, agriculture, agrology, agronomy, contour farming, cultivation, culture, dirt farming, dry farming, dryland farming, farm economy, farming, fruit farming, geoponics, grain farming,… …

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  • 19 cultivation — Synonyms and related words: acculturation, acquired taste, agrarianism, agricultural geology, agriculture, agrology, agronomics, agronomy, appreciation of excellence, apprenticeship, architecture, assembly, basic training, breaking, breeding,… …

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  • 20 culture — Synonyms and related words: Acheulean, Aurignacian, Azilian, Chellean, Eolithic, Neolithic, Paleolithic, Pre Chellean, Solutrean, acculturation, acquired taste, agrarianism, agricultural geology, agriculture, agrology, agronomics, agronomy,… …

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