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a·quat·ic

 (ə-kwăt′ĭk, ə-kwŏt′-)
adj.
1. Consisting of, relating to, or being in water: an aquatic environment.
2. Living solely or chiefly in or on the water: aquatic animals and plants.
3. Taking place in or on the water: an aquatic sport.
n.
1. An organism that lives solely or chiefly in or on the water.
2. aquatics Sports Athletic activities performed in or on the water.

[Middle English aquatique, from Old French, from Latin aquāticus, from aqua, water; see akw-ā- in Indo-European roots.]

a·quat′i·cal·ly adv.

aquatic

(əˈkwætɪk; əˈkwɒt-)
adj
1. growing, living, or found in water
2. (Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) sport performed in or on water
n
(Biology) a marine or freshwater animal or plant
[C15: from Latin aquāticus, from aqua water]

a•quat•ic

(əˈkwæt ɪk, əˈkwɒt-)

adj.
1. living or growing in water: aquatic plant life.
2. taking place or practiced on or in water: aquatic sports.
n.
3. an aquatic plant or animal.
4. aquatics, sports practiced on or in water.
[1480–90; late Middle English aquatyque < Middle French < Latin aquāticus=aqu(a) water + -āticus (see -ate1, -ic)]
a•quat′i•cal•ly, adv.

a·quat·ic

(ə-kwăt′ĭk)
Relating to, living in, or growing in water.

aquatic

A plant that grows with its base in water, including marginal, submerged and floating.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aquatic - a plant that lives in or on wateraquatic - a plant that lives in or on water  
plant life, flora, plant - (botany) a living organism lacking the power of locomotion
Adj.1.aquatic - relating to or consisting of or being in wateraquatic - relating to or consisting of or being in water; "an aquatic environment"
2.aquatic - operating or living or growing in wateraquatic - operating or living or growing in water; "boats are aquatic vehicles"; "water lilies are aquatic plants"; "fish are aquatic animals"
amphibious - operating or living on land and in water; "amphibious vehicles"; "amphibious operations"; "amphibious troops"; "frogs are amphibious animals"
terrestrial - operating or living or growing on land

aquatic

adjective sea, water, ocean, marine, maritime, oceanic, saltwater, ocean-going, seagoing, pelagic, briny aquatic plants and fish
Translations
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vodní
hav-
vízi
vatns-, vatna-, lagar-
vandens
ūdens-
su içinde/yüzeyinde yapılansuda yaşayan

aquatic

[əˈkwætɪk]
A. ADJacuático
B. N
1. (Bot) → planta f acuática
2. (Zool) → animal m acuático

aquatic

[əˈkwætɪk] adj
[plants, birds] → aquatique
[sport] → nautiques

aquatic

adjWasser-; plants, animals, organisms etc alsoim Wasser lebend, aquatisch (spec); aquatic sportsWassersport m

aquatic

[əˈkwætɪk] adjacquatico/a

aquatic

(əˈkwӕtik) adjective
living, growing, or taking place in water. aquatic plants/sports.
References in classic literature ?
Being only `a glorious human boy', of course he frolicked and flirted, grew dandified, aquatic, sentimental, or gymnastic, as college fashions ordained, hazed and was hazed, talked slang, and more than once came perilously near suspension and expulsion.
Some were rushing eagerly to enjoy the aquatic games of the lake, and others were already toiling their way up the neighboring hills, with the restless curiosity of their nation.
Now, unless the sandbank had been submitted to the intermittent eruption of a geyser, the Governor Higginson had to do neither more nor less than with an aquatic mammal, unknown till then, which threw up from its blow-holes columns of water mixed with air and vapour.
Four servants carried in two casks covered with aquatic plants, and in each of which was breathing a fish similar to those on the table.
If in the neighborhood of your camp there should be any hilly country, ponds surrounded by aquatic grass, hollow basins filled with reeds, or woods with thick undergrowth, they must be carefully routed out and searched; for these are places where men in ambush or insidious spies are likely to be lurking.
Having disburdened himself of everything he had to relate to his bathing friends, he left them to their aquatic disports, and proceeded onward with the captain and his companions.
None were keener in pursuit of this kind of game than M'Dougal and David Stuart; the latter was reminded of aquatic sports on the coast of Labrador, and his hunting exploits in the Northwest.
All kinds of aquatic birds--pelicans, wild-duck, kingfishers, and the rest--were seen in numerous flocks hovering about the borders of the pools and torrents.
Wandering among the trees, which occupied a considerable extent of ground, she passed into an open space beyond, and discovered an old fish-pond, overgrown by aquatic plants.
This greatly annoyed him, and recollecting that he was not aquatic, he stopped and shouted across the waves' tumultous roar:
which was all that was to be said by persons ignorant of the natural history of aquatic birds.
If I were a naturalist, I would tell him that, according to some illustrious men of science, nature has furnished us with instances upon the earth of animals existing under very varying conditions of life; that fish respire in a medium fatal to other animals; that amphibious creatures possess a double existence very difficult of explanation; that certain denizens of the seas maintain life at enormous depths, and there support a pressure equal to that of fifty or sixty atmospheres without being crushed; that several aquatic insects, insensible to temperature, are met with equally among boiling springs and in the frozen plains of the Polar Sea; in fine, that we cannot help recognizing in nature a diversity of means of operation oftentimes incomprehensible, but not the less real.