aqua-, aquatic-, aqui-, aqu-, -aquatically, aque-, -aqueous
(Latin: water, watery solution)
2. A rarely used term in medicine for a hypodermic injection of water.
2. A painting produced using the aquarelle technique.
3. A printed picture that has been colored manually by applying watercolor through stencils, each color requiring a different stencil.
3. People who keep an aquarium.
3. A person who is born under Aquarius, the eleventh sign of the zodiac.
2. Curators, collectors, or ichthyologists who are associated with aquaria.
"As a child, Adam was given an aquarium which contained several fish to keep as a hobby."2. A building in which fish and other water animals are kept and shown to the public: "There were several aquaria in the natural history museum for both fresh and salt water fish."
"During the summer, many tourists visit the outdoor aquaria near the seashore."
An aquarium is also known as a vivarium, and is usually contained in a clear-sided container (typically constructed of glass or high-strength plastic) in which water-dwelling plants and animals (usually fish, and sometimes invertebrates, as well as amphibians, marine mammals, and reptiles) are kept in captivity, often for public display; or it is an establishment featuring such displays.
A wide variety of aquaria are now kept by hobbyists, ranging from a simple bowl housing a single fish to complex ecosystems with carefully engineered support systems. Aquaria are usually classified as containing fresh or salt water, at tropical or cold water temperatures.
2. In astrology, the eleventh sign of the zodiac: the fixed air sign; a person born under this sign, usually between January 20th and February 18th; an Aquarian.
2 An area having a natural or constructed aquatic feature; such as, a pond or a fountain.
Useful in a reactive type of irrigation scheduling where the sensor acts as a marker; that is, start irrigation when a sensor reaches a certain mark and stop irrigating at another mark.
2. Living or growing in, on, or near the water: "aquatic animals and plants".
3. Taking place or practiced on or in water: "aquatic sports".
2. Athletic activities performed in or on the water: "They were enjoying the summer aquatics in Florida."
Wildlife habitats are classified as either aquatic (water), terrestrial (land), or amphibious (water and land).
2. Certain kinds of greenery that have adapted to living in or on water environments: The aquatic plants along the side of the river appeared to be water hyacinths.