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ˈhaɪ brɪdHy·brid

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. loanblend, loan-blend, hybridnoun

    a word that is composed of parts from different languages (e.g., `monolingual' has a Greek prefix and a Latin root)

  2. hybridnoun

    a composite of mixed origin

    "the vice-presidency is a hybrid of administrative and legislative offices"

  3. hybrid, crossbreed, crossadjective

    (genetics) an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock; especially offspring produced by breeding plants or animals of different varieties or breeds or species

    "a mule is a cross between a horse and a donkey"

  4. hybrid, intercrossedadjective

    produced by crossbreeding

GCIDE

  1. Hybridnoun

    anything derived by a mixture of components or characteristics from two distinctly different sources; as, a musical hybrid; a DNA-RNA hybrid.

  2. Hybridnoun

    (Biol.) The offspring of the union of two animals or plants derived from recognizably different genetic lines, as two distinct species, or two strains of the same species with known genetic differences; an animal or plant produced from the mixture of two genetic lines. See Mongrel.

  3. Hybridadjective

    derived by a mixture of characteristics from two distinctly different sources; as, a hybrid musical style; a hybrid DNA molecule.

Wiktionary

  1. hybridnoun

    Offspring resulting from cross-breeding different entities, e.g. two different species or two purebred parent strains.

  2. hybridnoun

    Something of mixed origin or composition.

  3. hybridnoun

    A word whose elements are derived from different languages.

  4. hybridnoun

    Short for hybrid vehicle (especially a car), one that runs on both fuel (gasoline/diesel) and electricity (battery or energy from the sun).

  5. hybridnoun

    A golf club that combines the characteristics of an iron and a wood.

  6. hybridadjective

    consisting of diverse 'hybridized' components

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hybridnoun

    the offspring of the union of two distinct species; an animal or plant produced from the mixture of two species. See Mongrel

  2. Hybridadjective

    produced from the mixture of two species; as, plants of hybrid nature

  3. Etymology: [L. hybrida, hibrida, prob. allied to Gr. wantonness (as if unbridled, lawless, unnatural), perh. akin to Gr. "ype`r over, E. over: cf. F. hybride.]

Freebase

  1. Hybrid

    In biology and specifically, genetics, the term hybrid has several meanings, all referring to the offspring of sexual reproduction. ⁕In general usage, hybrid is synonymous with heterozygous: any offspring resulting from the mating of two genetically distinct individuals ⁕a genetic hybrid carries two different alleles of the same gene ⁕a structural hybrid results from the fusion of gametes that have differing structure in at least one chromosome, as a result of structural abnormalities ⁕a numerical hybrid results from the fusion of gametes having different haploid numbers of chromosomes ⁕a permanent hybrid is a situation where only the heterozygous genotype occurs, because all homozygous combinations are lethal. From a taxonomic perspective, hybrid refers to: ⁕Offspring resulting from the interbreeding between two animals or plants of different species. See also hybrid speciation. ⁕Hybrids between different subspecies within a species are known as intra-specific hybrids. Hybrids between different species within the same genus are sometimes known as interspecific hybrids or crosses. Hybrids between different genera are known as intergeneric hybrids. Extremely rare interfamilial hybrids have been known to occur. No interordinal animal hybrids are known.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hybrid

    hī′brid, or hib′-, n. an animal or plant produced from two different species: a mongrel: a mule: a word formed of elements from different languages.—adjs. Hy′brid, Hyb′ridous, produced from different species: mongrel.—adj. Hy′bridisable.—n. Hybridisā′tion.—v.t. and v.i. Hy′bridise, to cause to interbreed, and to interbreed.—-ns. Hybridis′er; Hy′bridism, Hybrid′ity, state of being hybrid. [Fr.,—L. hibrida, a mongrel.]

Editors Contribution

  1. hybrid

    A vehicle, device, system, machine or unit that can function using a variety of energy or power.

    Hybrid solar and wind power units are becoming popular around the world to ensure social enterprise development for a form of socialist unity government income and energy and power sustainability with power to the people


    Submitted by MaryC on March 15, 2020  

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Entomology

  1. Hybrid

    the progeny from the mating of two species.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hybrid in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Hybrid in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Hybrid in a Sentence

  1. Michael Haske:

    Each department and each function has to look at its needs and population and the type of work that it is doing and decide how do they do that hybrid, let each group organize that based on what is going to work best for them.

  2. Joseph Votel:

    Votel told Fox News’ Catherine Herridge. The intent is to create a situation where NATO can't continue to thrive. Votel said he did not have unique insights into Russian President Vladimir Putin but he believes Putin sees the expansion of NATO ...as a threat to him and I think what they (Moscow) are attempting to do is create these frozen conflicts and create situations that are very, very difficult to resolve along their border. That does, could pose an existential threat, Votel added. He also said Russia is using a hybrid approach to warfare where state and non-state actors are mixing military and non-military capabilities. The result is a coercive effect...using information operations, using manipulation of media , using social media. Since January, Jordan, Egypt and Saudi Arabia – three traditional U.S. allies - have completed significant nuclear energy deals with Russia. Asked if this is evidence of Putin's effort to further expand Russia’s reach, and the seeds of a nuclear arms race in the Middle East, Votel replied it was proof of Moscow's push to challenge the U.S. and expand its influence. Votel said SOCOM is assisting those countries that want to resist Russian influence. We work with partners to help develop their capabilities, we help our embassies with some of their messaging activities that they are doing out there to make sure that truthful information is getting out to populations. We use our civil affairs capability to help connect governments to their populations and strengthen those relationships. In doing that, (we) reduce those vulnerabilities of populations who may be vulnerable to this type of pressure they get from outside countries . Asked about Al Qaeda, Votel said the terror group was diminished in east Africa, Syria and Yemen, but the lesson of the last decade is that the U.S. and its allies must maintain pressure or the groups will reinvent and reconstitute. The leader of Al Qaeda, Ayman al-Zawahiri, is believed to be in Pakistan, and has been noticeably silent on the June drone strike that killed the organization's number two , Naser al Wuhayishi, who also was the leader of the Al Qaeda affiliate in Yemen. To me it is a good sign it’s an indication that we have been very effective at isolating him so that is kind of my initial reaction.

  3. Ronna McDaniel:

    The steps President Trump has taken building a campaign apparatus with the RNC in the past two years is already historic in scope and the scale of what we're building with Trump Victory will be truly unprecedented, even before a single Democrat has announced, President Trump will have a single hybrid operation preparing for the general election.

  4. Sergei Skripal:

    There were a lot of ideas, an enormous consensus of the risk those hybrid it poses to the West.

  5. Emmanuel Macron:

    We are in what can be described as a hybrid war, russia uses energy resources like it does food as a war weapon to exert pressure.

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