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subaqueous

[ suhb-ey-kwee-uhs, -ak-wee- ]
/ sʌbˈeɪ kwi əs, -ˈæk wi- /
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adjective

existing or situated under water; underwater.
occurring or performed under water.
used under water.

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Origin of subaqueous

First recorded in 1670–80; sub- + aqueous
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British Dictionary definitions for subaqueous

subaqueous
/ (sʌbˈeɪkwɪəs, -ˈækwɪ-) /

adjective

occurring, appearing, formed, or used under water
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Scientific definitions for subaqueous

subaqueous
[ sŭb-ākwē-əs ]

Found or occurring underwater.
Formed or adapted for underwater use or operation.
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