Definition of Hybridize

1. Verb. Breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties. "These species do not interbreed"




Definition of Hybridize

1. v. t. To render hybrid; to produce by mixture of stocks.

2. v. i. To produce hybrid offspring; to interbreed; to cross.

Definition of Hybridize

1. Verb. (transitive) to cross-breed animals or plants to form hybrids ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) to construct a hybrid word from elements of different languages ¹

3. Verb. (physics) to combine atomic orbitals mathematically to form hybrid orbitals ¹

4. Verb. (biochemistry) to combine complementary subunits of multiple biological macromolecules ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hybridize

1. [v -IZED, -IZING, -IZES]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Hybridize

hybridisations
hybridise
hybridised
hybridises
hybridising
hybridism
hybridisms
hybridist
hybridists
hybridities
hybridity
hybridizability
hybridizable
hybridization
hybridizations
hybridize (current term)
hybridized
hybridizer
hybridizers
hybridizes
hybridizing
hybridlike
hybridoma
hybridomas
hybridous
hybrids
hybris
hybrises
hybristic
hycanthone

Literary usage of Hybridize

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Annual of Scientific Discovery, Or, Year-book of Facts in Science and Art by David Ames Wells, George Bliss, Samuel Kneeland, John Trowbridge, Charles Robert Cross (1859)
"will of course hybridize and exchange whatever properties they possess. The saccharine secretions of one variety will be diminished by hybridation with ..."

2. Synoptical Flora of North America: The Gamopetalae, Being a Second Edition by Asa Gray (1888)
"... the flowers red, purple, or rose-color, rarely white or yellowish, in su Many hybridize ! — L. Gen. ed. G, 409 (where the char, is pappus plumosus. in ..."

3. Darwin and After Darwin: An Exposition of the Darwinian Theory and a by George John Romanes, Conwy Lloyd Morgan (1897)
"is its original inability to hybridize.] On the other hand, in species or groups ready to hybridize [or capable of hybridizing], the fixation of a new ..."

4. Report of the Secretary for Agriculture by United States Dept. of Agriculture (1868)
"Although it is a general rule, previously laid down, that species of the same genus will not hybridize unies:, nearly allied, and that the cases in which ..."

5. The New England Farmer by Samuel W. Cole (1862)
"I have never as yet known the crook-neck to hybridize with the pumpkin, melons, cucumber«, Sea., although planted side by side. Salem, March, 1862. ..."

6. The Propagation of Plants: Giving the Principles which Govern the by Andrew Samuel Fuller (1887)
"For instance, no one has ever been able to hybridize or produce a hybrid plant between the Alpine Strawberry of both Europe and America and any other of the ..."

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