"I have good news and bad news," the defense lawyer says to his client.
"Whats the bad news?"
The lawyer says, "Your blood matches the DNA found at the murder scene."
"Dammit!" cries the client. "What"s the good news?"
"Well," the lawyer says, "Your cholesterol is down to 140."
v. (also -ise) (-zing or -sing) 1 subject (a species etc.) To crossbreeding.
- a produce hybrids. B (of an animal or plant) interbreed. hybridization n.
n. Shrub with globular clusters of white, pink, or blue flowers. [greek hudor water, aggos vessel]
adj. - (of water, oil, etc.) Conveyed through pipes or channels.
- (of a mechanism etc.) Operated by liquid moving in this way (hydraulic brakes). hydraulically adv. [greek hudor water, aulos pipe]
n. - boat equipped with planes for lifting its hull out of the water to increase its speed.
- such a plane.
n. Science of the properties of water, esp. Of its movement in relation to land. hydrologist n.
v. (us -lyze) (-sing or -zing) decompose by hydrolysis.
v. (brit. -lyse) decompose by hydrolysis.
n. Compound containing oxygen and hydrogen as either a hydroxide ion or a hydroxyl group.
n. (pl. -ies) 1 the composition or study of hymns.
- hymns collectively. hymnologist n.
n. (pl. -s or -lae) plane curve produced when a cone is cut by a plane that makes a larger angle with the base than the side of the cone makes. hyperbolic adj. [greek hyperbole, = excess: related to *hyper-, ballo throw]