Origin of hydra
Words nearby hydra
How to use hydra in a sentence
As long as that remains the case, harassing groups can attack like hydras, unafraid to lose one, two, or three hundred heads if it means they damage their targets.Twitch hate raids are more than just a Twitch problem, and they’re only getting worse|Nathan Grayson|August 25, 2021|Washington Post
The Technion group microscopically examined a piece of hydra tissue as it regenerated, particularly its multicellular fibers that lie parallel to the long axis of a mature hydra.
In 2020, physicists and biologists at the Technion in Israel analyzed the hydra, a fresh-water animal up to a centimeter long.
The hydra does not seem to sleep on a 24-hour cycle, instead spending part of every four hours asleep.
Studies by a team in South Korea and Japan showed that the hydra periodically drops into a rest state that meets the essential criteria for sleep.
But this may be like the Hydra, where something new can grow in its place.
Antifragile things, meanwhile, are strengthened by it—just as Hydra grows stronger and more multiheaded with every decapitation.
Editor's note: An earlier version of this article confused the monster Hydra with Medusa.
The gang is a hydra, he said, and Suffolk County has seen fluctuations in gang activity.Central American Gang MS-13 Cuts Swath of Murder and Mayhem Across Long Island|Matthew DeLuca|June 3, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But the animal itself is the same "hydra-headed monster," let whomsoever may fancy to pet it.
I aimed at the many-headed hydra whose visible representative was Frick.
The Homestead developments had given him temporary prominence, thrown this particular hydra-head into bold relief, so to speak.
Evil complicates, by one knows not what hydra-headed monstrosity, the vast, cosmic whole.
Navigation everywhere contends with the same monster; the sea is one hydra.