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haaf Tweet Definition of haaf Like Definition of haaf on Facebook
noun 
  1. In the Shetland Isles, the act of deepsea fishing for fish such as cod, ling, and tusk.
     
hadal Tweet Definition of hadal Like Definition of hadal on Facebook
adjective 
  1. of, or relating to the deepest parts of the ocean
     
high tide Tweet Definition of high tide Like Definition of high tide on Facebook
noun 
  1. The tide at its highest level for a particular tidal cycle at a certain place.
  2. The time of day when the sea has risen to its highest level.
     
HT Tweet Definition of HT Like Definition of HT on Facebook
initialism 
  1. (computing) hyper-threading
     
HW Tweet Definition of HW Like Definition of HW on Facebook
abbreviation 
  1. XML tag used in Webster's dictionary for head word.
  2. high water
     
hybrid Tweet Definition of hybrid Like Definition of hybrid on Facebook
noun 
  1. (context, biology) offspring, Offspring resulting from cross-breeding different entities, e.g. two different species or two purebreed parent strains.
  2. Something of mixed origin or composition.
  3. A word whose elements are derived from different languages.
  4. A car that runs on both gas and electricity or energy from the sun.
adjective 
  1. consisting of diverse components
     
hydrosphere Tweet Definition of hydrosphere Like Definition of hydrosphere on Facebook
noun 
  1. All the waters of the Earth, as distinguished from the land and the gases of the atmosphere.
     

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