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Hybrid may refer to:




  • Hybrid vehicle, a vehicle using more than one power source or an engine sourced from a different chassis
  • Hybrid bicycle, a bicycle with features of road and mountain bikes
  • Hybrid train, a locomotive, railcar, or train that uses an onboard rechargeable energy storage system
  • Hybrid motorcycle, a motorcycle built using components from more than one original-manufacturer products, such as Norvin, TriBSA, or Triton
  • Hybrid rocket, a rocket motor using propellants from two different states of matter
  • Hybrid shipping container, a container using phase change material in combination with the ability to recharge itself

Electricity and electronics[edit]

  • Hybrid generator, an electric power system comprising two or more generators that supply power to a single output
  • Hybrid power, the combination of a power producer and the means to store that power in an energy storage medium
    • Hybrid power source, a stand-alone power system that operates independently of a larger power grid network
  • Hybrid coil, a type of electrical transformer
  • Hybrid coupler, a passive device used in radio and telecommunications
  • Hybrid integrated circuit, a miniaturized electronic circuit combining different semiconductor devices and passive components on a substrate
  • Hybrid mass spectrometer, a combination of m/z separation devices of different types
  • Telephone hybrid, a type of telephone circuit
  • Three-way hybrid, a device to converge content delivered via three different video transport networks



Arts, entertainment and media[edit]

Fictional entities[edit]




Other arts, entertainment and media[edit]

  • Hybrid genre, a blend of different categories of art or culture
  • Hybrids (novel), a book in the Neanderthal Parallax trilogy by Robert J. Sawyer


  • Hybrid (golf), a golf club that has the characteristics between a wood and an iron
  • Hybrid martial arts, fighting systems that incorporate techniques and theories from several martial arts

Other uses[edit]

  • Blended learning, also known as hybrid learning, an educational model where some students attend class in-person, while others join the class virtually from home
  • Hybrid beasts in folklore, mythological or folkloric creatures that combination of different animals
  • Hybrid Graphics, often "Hybrid", a former graphics software company in Helsinki, Finland
  • Hybrid library, a library containing a mix of print and electronic resources
  • Hybrid mail, mail delivered using a combination of electronic and physical methods
  • Hybrid market, a system allowing stock trades to be completed either electronically or manually
  • Hybrid organization, an organization that mixes elements of various sectors of society
  • Hybrid (people), used to describe people of mixed ancestry in colonial empires, now considered offensive
  • Hybrid security, a type of economic instrument
  • Hybrid warfare, a military strategy
  • Hybrid word, a word derived from more than one language

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