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a·que·ous

 (ā′kwē-əs, ăk′wē-)
adj.
1. Relating to, similar to, containing, or dissolved in water; watery.
2. Geology Formed from matter deposited by water, as certain sedimentary rocks.

[From Medieval Latin aqueus, from Latin aqua, water; see aqua.]

aqueous

(ˈeɪkwɪəs; ˈækwɪ-)
adj
1. (Chemistry) of, like, or containing water
2. (Chemistry) dissolved in water: aqueous ammonia.
3. (Geological Science) (of rocks, deposits, etc) formed from material laid down in water
[C17: from Medieval Latin aqueus, from Latin aqua water]

a•que•ous

(ˈeɪ kwi əs, ˈæk wi-)

adj.
1. of, like, or containing water; watery: an aqueous solution.
2. (of rocks or sediments) formed of matter deposited in or by water.
[1635–45; < Latin aqu(a) water + -eous]
a′que•ous•ly, adv.
a′que•ous•ness, n.

a·que·ous

(ā′kwē-əs)
Relating to or dissolved in water.

aqueous

Containing water
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.aqueous - similar to or containing or dissolved in wateraqueous - similar to or containing or dissolved in water; "aqueous solutions"
2.aqueous - produced by the action of water
geology - a science that deals with the history of the earth as recorded in rocks
eruptive, igneous - produced by the action of fire or intense heat; "rocks formed by igneous agents"
Translations

aqueous

[ˈeɪkwɪəs] ADJacuoso, ácueo (frm)

aqueous

[ˈeɪkwiəs] adj (= water-based) [solution, cream] → aqueux/euse

aqueous

adj (form) rockswasserhaltig; solutionwässrig

aqueous

[ˈeɪkwɪəs] adjacquoso/a
aqueous solution → soluzione f acquosa

a·que·ous

a. acuoso-a, aguado-a;
chambercámara;
___ humorhumor ___.

aqueous

adj acuoso
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