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Hybrid

A package of two or more different kinds of risk management instruments that are usually interactive.
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Last spring, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners' Securities Valuation Office--which is charged with evaluating the quality of insurance company investments--made a ruling that dampened the investment market for hybrid securities for six months, causing the value of investments held by life insurers to fall $1 billion in value.
But the descendants of most hybrid offspring meld back into the parent species or don't compete successfully against the parental lines.
This small-scale study compared perceptions from students in a face-to-face, hybrid, and distance-delivered version of the same social work course and found distance education falling short when compared to other delivery methods.
Contrary to the Japanese hybrid pioneers, European vehicle manufacturers have continued to depend on diesel technology and, in addition, have focused their research on fuel cell and hydrogen technologies.
By adding the ability to charge up an auxiliary battery pack from a standard household outlet, typically overnight, plug-in hybrid cars relegate the gas engine to back-up status and instead let the electric motor do most of the work.
In addition, it provides an array of informational pieces from Mycogen's agronomy technical department, including tech sheets, grain characterization, herbicide management suggestions, hybrid characteristic ratings and product positioning guidelines.
But the forecasters expect the number of hybrid electric models on the market to increase from 10 this year to 44 by 2012, while the number of diesel models is expected to grow from 14 to 26.
Tier One automotive part suppliers, while tight-lipped on their plans, are also working on proprietary hybrid concepts.
Russians crossbreed dogs with jackals to create a hybrid whose superior sense of smell, for example, is put to the test sniffing out bombs in Moscow's airports.
Hybrid vehicles combine an efficient and powerful gasoline-fueled internal combustion engine with a clean and quiet electric motor.
There are many legitimate reasons why you would want to consider buying a hybrid vehicle.
heurippa suggest an answer to the difficult question of what keeps the hybrid species from blending back into its parent species.