Hybrid


Hybrid

A hybrid is the combination of two or more different things, aimed at achieving a particular objective or goal. In different contexts this may refer to:
*In mythology and iconography
**Mythological hybrid, a creature combining body parts of two or more species

*In biology:
** Hybrid (biology), the offspring resulting from cross-breeding of different plants or animals.

*In etymology:
** Hybrid word, a word with mixed etymologies

*In transportation:
** Hybrid electric vehicle, a car that combines a gasoline engine with electric motors.
** Hybrid vehicle, a vehicle which uses a mixture of power or fuel sources

*In culture
** Hybrid (metal band), a Spanish extreme metal band
** Hybrid (producers), a British electronic music group
** Hybrid (album), an album by Michael Brook
** Hybrid (Gary Numan album), a remix album by Gary Numan
** Hybrid (DC Comics), a DC Comics supervillain group
** Hybrid (Marvel Comics), a name shared by two Marvel Comics characters
** Hybrid (role-playing game), a spoof role-playing game

*In computers and electronics:
** Hybrid coupler, a type of directional coupler used in radio and telecommunications
** Hybrid coil
** Telephone hybrid, an electronic circuit used in telephones

*In finance:
** Hybrid security, an economic vehicle that combines elements of debt and equity
*In sports:
** Hybrid (golf), a type of golf club

ee also

*selfref|For phrases that start with "Hybrid", see .
*Hybridization


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  • Hybrid — Datos generales Origen España, Madrid Información artístic …   Wikipedia Español

  • hybrid — or hybrid security A package or combination of financial instruments. Hybrid structures range from simple to highly complex. See structured notes. American Banker Glossary A package of two or more different kinds of risk management instruments… …   Financial and business terms

  • Hybrid — Hy brid, a. 1. Produced from the mixture of two genetically distinct strains; as, plants of hybrid nature. [1913 Webster] 2. derived by a mixture of characteristics from two distinctly different sources; as, a hybrid musical style; a hybrid DNA… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hybrid-CD —   [lat. hybrida, »Mischling«, »Bastard«], eine CD ROM, die sowohl von einem PC als auch von einem Macintosh Computer (Kurzform Mac) gelesen werden kann. Da PCs und Macs unterschiedliche Dateisysteme verwenden ein PC das System nach ISO 9660, ein… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Hybrid — Hy brid, n. [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.] 1. (Biol.) The offspring of the union of two animals or plants derived from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hybrid — hybrid:⇨überheblich hybrid→eingebildet …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • hybrid — [hī′brid] n. [L hybrida, offspring of mixed parentage] 1. the offspring produced by crossing two individuals of unlike genetic constitution; specif., the offspring of two animals or plants of different races, varieties, species, etc. 2. anything… …   English World dictionary

  • hybrid — hybrid. См. гибрид. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Hybrid — (Hybridisch, v. lat. hybridus), 1) s. Hidrida; 2) von Pflanzen, welche durch Kreuzung erzeugt, Planta hybrida, also eine Bastardpflanze. Hybriditas, die Kreuzung, Bastarderzeugung, die künstliche (od. auch natürliche) Befruchtung des Pistills mit …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Hybrīd — (hybridisch), durch geschlechtliche Kreuzung entstandene Nachkommenschaft von Eltern, die verschiedenen Arten oder Varietäten angehören (vgl. Bastardpflanzen); Hybridation, Kreuzung; hybridisches Geschöpf, soviel wie Mischling, Blendling,… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Hybrid — Hybrīd, hybrīdisch (lat., auch hibrid etc.), von zweierlei Abkunft, zwitterartig, unecht; Hybriden, Blendlinge, Bastarde, insbes. Bastardpflanzen (s.d.); Vox hybrĭda, ein aus zwei verschiedenen Sprachen zusammengesetztes Wort; Hybridation,… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon


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