Industry Terms & Commonly Used Slang
Scratching your head over what “kief” is?Since many of our learners are newbies in the cannabis industry, you might see confusing words or phrases in the community. Browse our glossary to find a variety of cannabis term definitions and become more educated on industry terminology. This glossary will clear up the confusion and get you speaking like a native GC'er in no time! Also, please add new glossary terms if you see anything missing.
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Growing cannabis plants by misting roots suspended in air.
A substrate that is of nearly uniform size and used for the inert hydroponic medium.
The process of breaking off and harvesting trichomes from the cannabis flower through physical contact. Agitation can be made more effective by freezing the product prior to agitation.
Having to do with the economics of agriculture.
Refers to soil, or any substance, with a pH over 7.
A process in which an alkyl group is substituted or added to a compound.
Two genes, each of which occupies the same position on two homogeneous chromosomes.
Alternating Current (AC)
An electrical current that reverses its direction at regularly occurring intervals.
Can be either organic or mineral base, amendments change the texture of a growing medium.