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 (sŭb-ā′kwē-əs, -ăk′wē-)
1. Formed or adapted for underwater use or operation; submarine.
2. Found or occurring underwater: subaqueous organisms; subaqueous rocks.


(sʌbˈeɪkwɪəs; -ˈækwɪ-)
occurring, appearing, formed, or used under water


(sʌbˈeɪ kwi əs, -ˈæk wi-)

1. existing or situated under water.
2. used or performed under water.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.subaqueous - growing or remaining under watersubaqueous - growing or remaining under water; "viewing subaqueous fauna from a glass-bottomed boat"; "submerged leaves"
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
aquatic - operating or living or growing in water; "boats are aquatic vehicles"; "water lilies are aquatic plants"; "fish are aquatic animals"
References in classic literature ?
As far as I am aware, not one of these animals perished, as was formerly supposed, in the marshes or muddy river-beds of the present land, but their bones have been exposed by the streams intersecting the subaqueous deposit in which they were originally embedded.
Tenders are invited for work includes approx 1 ls of mobilization/ demobilization; 1 ls of maintenance of traffic; 1 ls of project signs; 1 ls of pre-construction and post-construction video; 6,508 lf of force main pipeline (installation only) 14" hdpe dr11; 80 lf of force main pipeline (installation only) 8" hdpe dr11; 9 ea of 14" plug valve (installation only); 1 ls of subaqueous crossing (sta.
Trough cross-stratification gives evidence of the accumulation of the sandy material in migrating lingoid (lunate) subaqueous dunes subjected to traction currents (Reineck & Singh 1980; Nichols 1999; Ponten & Plink-Bjorklund 2007).
A non-eutrophying subaqueous growth enhancing formula was injected into the sediment where the seagrass was planted to promote rhizome growth and SAVGROW[R] herbivory protection devices were used to prevent grazing until the seagrass was established.
Arizona: a tomb that lives, the edge condition: re-use of industrial heritage on urban waterfronts, back to the future: the spatial dimension of water management, the Oyster Blocks Project: subaqueous interventions for non-humans, T-HOUSE: water as medium in interventions and adaptive reuse, the blue line: reusing traditional rural water management systems, environmental identity: the Sao Paulo rivers case, a metropolitan park of water, and water as medium: adapting water towers.
It is an odor-free, easy-to-apply, soft paste material that is subaqueous and clings to both wet and dry surfaces on concrete, ductile iron and plastic pipes.
This suite of sedimentary structures is consistent with deposition in a permanently subaqueous environment (Nichols 1999).
It consists of Diamictite glacial deposits (TBI), wash out plain deposits (TB2) and followed by subaqueous Diamictite facies (TB3).
The common presence of channel-lining sandstone related to iron crust development, and wrinkle and vertebrate (crocodile and fish) tracks in some parts of the channels, but not along the entire channel, suggests that they were originated in a subaqueous environment (see section 5.
ADB specializes in subaqueous, rock and bores up to 3,500 LF; water, sewer and reclaimed utility lines.
Fitzpatrick RW, Grealish GJ, Chappell A, Marvanek S, Shand P (2010) 'Spatial variability of subaqueous and terrestrial acid sulfate soils and their properties, for the Lower Lakes South Australia.