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hydroponics

noun [U] uk   /ˌhaɪ.drəˈpɒn.ɪks/ us    /-droʊˈpɑː.nɪks/ specialized
the method of growing plants in water to which special chemicals are added, rather than growing them in earthGardening - general words
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