Origin of aqua fortis
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In this aqua blanket with its frayed edges I smelled home: warm laundry, bacon frying, coffee and cigarettes.‘Tracing the Blue Light’: Read Chapter 1 of Eileen Cronin’s ‘Mermaid’|Eileen Cronin|April 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
AQUA Studio NYLocation: New York, NYPrice: $40 You could swim and you could bike, or you could cycle in the water.12 Priciest Fitness Classes (Actually Worth the Splurge)|DailyBurn|February 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The MTA did try something similar on the west side yard of Penn Station: a giant tube full of water known as an aqua dam.Hurricane Sandy’s Lesson for Flood-Proofing a Subway|Josh Dzieza|November 4, 2012|DAILY BEAST
But there, in her aqua-painted bedroom, there was no judgment, only admiration.
The hair is most definitely UP, and gone are the usual greys and whites and in its place a shocking aqua-marine teal.
A tint of aqua-marina of marvellous delicacy spread a soft hue throughout the cavern.Toilers of the Sea|Victor Hugo
Neither this acid nor the nitrous will dissolve gold or platina; but a mixture of them, called aqua regia, will do it.
Platina is precipitated from a solution in aqua regia by sal-ammoniac, as gold is by martial vitriol.
It is soluble in the vitriolic or marine acids, and reduced to a yellow calx by nitrous acid or aqua regia.
If a little aqua-fortis be mixed with the water, the writing will dry well, and not run out of its form when the paper is wetted.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts