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aqueous

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adjective aque·ous \ˈā-kwē-əs, ˈa-\

Simple Definition of aqueous

  • : containing water or similar to water

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of aqueous

  1. 1 a :  of, relating to, or resembling water b :  made from, with, or by water <an aqueous solution>

  2. 2 :  of or relating to the aqueous humor

Origin and Etymology of aqueous

Medieval Latin aqueus, from Latin aqua


First Known Use: 1646

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AQUEOUS Defined for Kids

aqueous

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adjective aque·ous \ˈā-kwē-əs, ˈa-\

Definition of aqueous for Students

  1. :  made of, by, or with water <an aqueous solution>




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aqueous

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adjective aque·ous \ˈā-kwē-əs, ˈak-wē-\

Medical Definition of aqueous

  1. 1a:  of, relating to, or resembling water <an aqueous vapor>b:  made from, with, or by water <an aqueous solution>

  2. 2:  of or relating to the aqueous humor




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noun aque·ous

Medical Definition of aqueous




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