Slang Hybrid

As a hybrid we can designate all those individuals who are the product of the crossing of two organisms of different species. The word, as such, comes from the Latin hybrĭda. Thus, in biology, a hybrid can be an animal or a vegetable that is the result of the crossing of two parents of different species that, however, can produce progeny. As a hybrid we can also designate any type of object or artifact that results…

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Slang Hydraulic

Hydraulic refers to mechanisms whose movements are driven by water or fluid sources. Hydraulics derives from the Greek hidraulikos, which referred to a type of water-driven musical organ. It is composed of the prefix hydor, which means “water”, and classrooms, which represents “flute.” The Romans subsequently use the Latin adjective hydraulicus-a-um to refer to water-driven machines. Hydraulics is a branch of physics that studies the balance, movement and energy that fluids carry or generate. Hydraulic mechanics Within hydraulics…

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Slang Hydrogen

Hydrogen is the element that is found most abundantly in the universe. It is the smallest known molecule and does not belong to any of the groups in the periodic table. The word hydrogen derives from the Greek composed of hydro that indicates “water” and genos that refers to a “generator”. Hydrogen in its pure form is very scarce on Earth due to the effect of gravity that prevents it from being stable, therefore, it is…

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