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hydroponics [hahy-druh-PON-iks]

noun
the cultivation of plants by placing the roots in liquid nutrient solutions rather than in soil; soilless growth of plants.

http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/hydroponic


"One learned article, however, described me as 'rooted in fluidity', which took me aback a little. 'Good Lord!' I cried out. 'That sounds as if I'm a hydroponic lettuce!'"
~Diana Wynne Jones
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