- aqueduct of sylvius,
- aqueous ammonia,
- aqueous chamber,
- aqueous humor,
- aqueous humour,
- aqueous phase
Origin of aqueous
Examples from the Web for aqueous
It is very likely that in aqueous acids, a large proportion, at least, of the hydrogen-ion is similarly combined with water.
The mud was deep and aqueous, and great pools ran through the streets almost level with the paths.The Wearing of the Green|A.M. Sullivan
This aqueous vapor is invisible when perfectly in union with the air.The Mosaic History of the Creation of the World|Thomas Wood
If you know nothing but railroads, and can communicate nothing but aqueous vapor and gunpowder,—what then?Modern Painters Vol. III.|John Ruskin
Whenever the steam is shut off, the goods must be immediately uncoiled, to prevent the chance of any aqueous condensation.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
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.