Hydroponic refers to the method of growing plants in a solution of liquid nutrients such as potassium, magnesium as well as nitrogen rather than in soil. William Gericke, a scientist coined the word 'hydroponics' in 1937. Hydroponics is useful in areas where soil is either insufficient or unsuitable for growing plants.
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NOUN [(USED WITH A SINGULAR VERB)]
the cultivation of plants by placing the roots in liquid nutrient solutions rather than in soil; soilless growth of plants.