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Meaning of AQUA

Pronunciation:  'akwu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a shade of blue tinged with green
 

AQUA is a 4 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: aquamarine, cobalt blue, greenish blue, peacock blue, turquoise
 
 See Also: blue, blueness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A"qua\, n. [L. See {Ewer}.]
Water; -- a word much used in pharmacy and the old chemistry,
in various signification, determined by the word or words
annexed.

{Aqua ammoni[ae]}, the aqueous solution of ammonia; liquid
   ammonia; often called {aqua ammonia}.

{Aqua marine}, or {Aqua marina}. Same as {Aquamarine}.

{Aqua regia}. [L., royal water] (Chem.), a very corrosive
   fuming yellow liquid consisting of nitric and hydrochloric
   acids. It has the power of dissolving gold, the ``royal''
   metal.

{Aqua Tofana}, a fluid containing arsenic, and used for
   secret poisoning, made by an Italian woman named Tofana,
   in the middle of the 17th century, who is said to have
   poisoned more than 600 persons. --Francis.

{Aqua vit[ae]}[L., water of life. Cf. {Eau de vie},
   {Usquebaugh}], a name given to brandy and some other
   ardent spirits. --Shak.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: This Latin term, which is frequently used in medicine, means "water".
 

 

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