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Definition of "aquarium" []

  • A tank, bowl, or other water-filled enclosure in which living fish or other aquatic animals and plants are kept. (noun)
  • A place for the public exhibition of live aquatic animals and plants. (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 "aquarium" in a sentence
  • "The wide yellow thing against the side of the aquarium is the snail's foot."
  • "The card act in the aquarium is another example of his ability to rearrange molecular structure temporarily with his mind and hands."
  • "Very much needed and very nicely shot considering the aquarium is a glass palace!"