Origin of aqueous
Related Words for aqueousmoist, damp, colorless, runny, muggy, misty, rainy, soggy, stormy, snowy, soaked, slippery, foggy, dank, sodden, humid, flowing, succulent, solvent, smooth
Examples from the Web for aqueous
Historical Examples of aqueous
Variations in the volume of a gas due to the pressure of aqueous vapor.An Elementary Study of Chemistry
The aqueous humour should not escape till the section is completed.A Manual of the Operations of Surgery
The aqueous solution so obtained is then fermented to alcohol.All About Coffee
William H. Ukers
An aqueous extract of the mass may be used for a similar purpose.
This aqueous vapor is invisible when perfectly in union with the air.
Word Origin for aqueous
1640s, from Latin aqua "water" (see aqua-) on analogy of French aqueux "watery" (16c., which, however, is from Late Latin aquosus "abounding in water"). Or by analogy of Latin terreus "earthy," from terra "earth." Aqueous humor is the original use in English.