aqua-, aquatic-, aqui-, aqu-, -aquatically, aque-, -aqueous

(Latin: water, watery solution)

aquatic vertebrate (s) (noun), aquatic vertebrates (pl)
An animal or animals living wholly or chiefly in or on water.
aquaticole (verb), aquaticoles; aquaticoled; aquaticoling: water
Inhabiting or living in water or vegetation that exists in water.
aquaticolous (adjective), more aquaticolous, mostaquaticolous
A reference to living in water or water vegetation.
aquatile (adjective)
A reference to anything that inhabits water.
aquatint (s) (noun), aquatints (pl)
1. An etching made by a process that makes it resemble a water color.
2. From 1782, "engraving made with aqua fortis", from Italian acquatinta, from Latin aqua tincta, "dyed water".
aquatint (verb), aquatints; aquatinted; aquatinting
1. To etch with acid on a plate that is partly covered with varnish that produces a print similar to a water color.
2. A method of etching that imitates the broad washes of a water color.
aquation (s) (noun), aquations (pl)
1. The process of forming a complex of water molecules with ions of other molecules.
2. In chemistry, the formation of a complex that contains water by replacement of other coordinated groups in the complex.
aquatone (s) (noun)
An offset printing process using a gelatin-coated zinc plate.
aquatosere (s) (noun), aquatoseres (pl)
An ecological succession beginning in a wet habitat and leading to an aquatic climax.
aquatoxin (s) (noun), aquatoxins (pl)
Water that is poisoned by chemicals or from algae or other natural causes: Residents of Toledo, Ohio endured a second day without drinking tap water after the city and its surrounding areas were instructed not to drink their tap water, as tests showed the presence of aquatoxin that may have come from an algae bloom on Lake Erie.

People were also instructed to avoid boiling the water, which would increase the concentration of aquatoxins.

A strong clear Scandinavian liquor distilled from potato or grain mash and flavored with caraway seed.
"Water of life"; strong alcoholic spirits.
aqueduct (s) (noun), aqueducts (pl)
1. An artificial channel for the conveyance or conducting of water from place to place; a conduit; especially, an elevated structure of masonry used for this purpose.
2. A bridgelike structure that carries a water conduit or canal across a valley or over a river.
3. In physiology, a name given to several small canals through which liquids pass, primarily in the heads of mammals.
4. A passage or channel in a body structure or organ.
aqueductus, aquaeductus (s) (noun); aqueducti, aquaeducti (pl)
In medicine, a tubular passage or channel in a body structure or organ; especially, a channel for the passage of fluid; such as, blood.
aqueous (adjective), more aqueous, most aqueous
1. Watery; prepared with water: The soup was more aqueous than Sarina likes because she prefers thick soups.
2. The watery or fluid layer in the eye between the cornea and the lens: The ophthalmologist was concerned about the dehydrating state of the aqueous layer or humor in the patient's eyes.
3. In chemistry, relating to or dissolved in water; a solution containing water: The scientist used a simple aqueous solution of salt and water as a disinfectant.
4. In geology, formed from matter deposited by or in water: Certain sedimentary rocks; such as, limestone, are aqueous.
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Cross references of word families that refer to "water": hydat-; hydro-; hygro-.