a Korean martial art using techniques similar to aikido and tae kwon do
1967; Korean ‘joining energy way’
[hap-lis] /ˈhæp lɪs/ adjective 1. unlucky; luckless; unfortunate. /ˈhæplɪs/ adjective 1. unfortunate; wretched adj. “unfortunate,” c.1400, from hap (n.) in the sense “good luck” + -less. Related: Haplessly; haplessness.
/ˈhæplaɪt/ noun 1. a variant of aplite
1. a combining form meaning “single,” “simple,” used in the formation of compound words: haplology. combining form 1. single or simple: haplology, haplosis word-forming element meaning “simple, single; simply, once,” from comb. form of Greek haplos “single, simple.” haplo- pref.
/ˌhæpləʊˈbaɪɒnt/ noun 1. (biology) an organism, esp a plant, that exists in either the diploid form or the haploid form (but never alternates between these forms) during its life cycle