aqua-, aquatic-, aqui-, aqu-, -aquatically, aque-, -aqueous
(Latin: water, watery solution)
2. An aqueous or liquid solution; especially, in water.
3. A light bluish green to light greenish blue; also, greenish blue, aquamarine, turquoise, cobalt blue, peacock blue.
Water, taken in moderation, cannot hurt anybody.
The same glass of water you drink today could have also been drunk by Marie Antoinette or Cleopatra or Julius Caesar. In fact, no new water has been created since the beginning of time; 72% of the earth's surface has always been covered by water, and it is continually recycling itself through evaporation, condensation, and precipitation.
2. Another term for nitrohydrochloric acid.
Called "royal water" because of its power to dissolve gold.
Aqua regia is used for testing metals and dissolving platinum and gold.
A reference to an aqueduct that was used to supply water to the city of Rome. During the Republic, aqueducts, and the water supplied, were cared for by water companies hired under contract by the censors.
This abbreviation (aq.) is used with several adjectives that have applications for medical or pharmaceutical instructions:
- aq. astr. (aqua astricta), frozen water
- aq. bull. (aqua bulliens), boiling water
- aq. com. (aqua communis), common water
- aq. dest. (aqua destillata), distilled water
- aq. ferv. (aqua fervens), hot water
- aq. frig. (aqua frigida), cold water
- aq. mar. (aqua marina), sea water
- aq. pluv. (aqua pluvialis), rain water
- aq. pur. (aqua pura), pure water
- aq. tep. (aqua tepida), tepid water
2. A water drinker.
"I was never much of an aquabib because I usually preferred harder libations."
"Some say I'm an aquabib because they think I'm addicted to water."
This naturally has no relation to aqua, "water".
2. An elaborate aquatic performance or exhibition consisting of swimming, diving, etc., usually accompanied by music.
3. Etymology: from Latin aqua- + -cade, from Latin cavalcade.
Literally, "a procession on horseback", in the twentieth century, -cade came to be regarded as a suffix and taken to form such words as, motorcade, aquacade, etc.
2. Of or relating to aquiculture; "aquacultural methods"; "hydroponic lettuce".
Mariculture is specifically marine aquaculture, and therefor is a subset of aquaculture. Some examples of aquaculture include raising catfish and tilapia in freshwater ponds, growing cultured pearls, and farming salmon in net-pens set out in a bay. Fish farming is a common type of aquaculture.
The area of the most intense aquaculture is found to be in southern Louisiana with over 125,000 acres (50,600 Hectares) of crayfish ponds.