Technology / Computers / Hybrid: A device or system combining two types of mechanisms, circuits, or design approaches, each of which could of itself accomplish the total function but in a different and usually less effective manner. A hybrid computer combines digital and analog computers into one functioning system.
Hybrid Noun Synonyms: mixture, cross-breed, half-breed, mongrel, cross, composite, combination, compound
Science / Genetics / Somatic Cell Hybrid: Hybrid cell line derived from two different species: contains a complete chromosomal complement of one species and a partial chromosomal complement of the other: human/hamster hybrids grow and divide, MORE
Science / Genetics / Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization (FISH): A physical mapping approach that uses fluorescein tags to detect hybridization of probes with metaphase chromosomes and with the less- condensed somatic interphase chromatin. MORE
Science / Genetics / Radiation Hybrid: A hybrid cell containing small fragments of irradiated human chromosomes. Maps of irradiation sites on chromosomes for the human, rat, mouse, and other genomes provide important markers, allowing the MORE
Life Style / College / Hybrid classes: A hybrid course is one that combines online learning (accessible from the Web) and face-to-face instruction. The schedule and structure (which include online assignments and discussion forums as well MORE
Entertainment / Literature / Hybrid Formation: In linguistics, a new expression made by combining together two or more words (or two or more morphemes) whose etyma come from multiple languages. For instance, the Middle English word povreliche appe MORE