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Definition of "subaqueous" [subaqueous]

  • Formed or adapted for underwater use or operation; submarine. (adjective)
  • Found or occurring underwater: subaqueous organisms; subaqueous rocks. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "subaqueous" in a sentence
  • ""I leave them that way because it reminds me of my father," he says while we wend our way through levels of interior spaces suffused with a subaqueous light that filters through the Maison's famous glass-brick facade and spreads across the ivory rubberized floor."
  • "It lurks in some subaqueous place in my brain: My mother grabbing my arm and squeezing hard, trying to pull me away from the front door."
  • "Have you heard about the bill about subaqueous land?"