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Definition of "aquatic" []

  • Consisting of, relating to, or being in water: an aquatic environment. (adjective)
  • Living or growing in, on, or near the water: aquatic animals and plants. (adjective)
  • Taking place in or on the water: an aquatic sport. (adjective)
  • An organism that lives in, on, or near the water. (noun)
  • Sports Athletic activities performed in or on the water. (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 "aquatic" in a sentence
  • "Andrea James: The most swingin 'aquatic showstopper in cinema history."
  • "Areas of specialised vegetation occur on the rocky inselbergs and in aquatic habitats."
  • ""Coastal Region" (Lázaro Cárdenas): offering a great horizon of the ocean's rocky shores and sandy shoals, beaches, bays, and indigenous Náhuatl towns, excellent places to rest and engage in aquatic sports."