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Definition of "aqua" []

  • Water. (noun)
  • An aqueous solution. (noun)
  • A light bluish green to light greenish blue. (noun)

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 "aqua" in a sentence
  • "One volume of water will dissolve seven hundred times its bulk of this gas, and is then known as aqua ammonia, in contradistinction to anhydrous ammonia, the latter designating term meaning without water, while the term aqua is the Latin word for water."
  • "His experiments in distillation led to the discovery of what he termed aqua vitæ, or usually quinta essentia, and commended as a panacea for all disease."
  • "Some hotels organize special events where children can do arts and crafts while parents can participate in aqua aerobics."