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aqueous

a·que·ous

aqueous

pronunciation:
eI kwi s
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, relating to, or similar to water.
These plants require an aqueous environment for their survival.
synonyms:
hydrous, thin, waterish, watery, wet
similar words:
drippy, liquid, moist, serous, soggy
definition 2: dissolved in or containing water.
an aqueous solution
synonyms:
hydrous, thin, watery, wet
similar words:
cut, diluted, liquid, moist, soggy, watered
definition 3: in geology, formed by the action or deposits of water.
aqueous rocks
similar words:
glacial
derivations: aqueously (adv.), aqueousness (n.)
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The word aqueous contains the following parts: