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aqueous

adjective aque·ous \ˈā-kwē-əs, ˈa-\

: containing water or similar to water

Full Definition of AQUEOUS

1
a :  of, relating to, or resembling water
b :  made from, with, or by water <an aqueous solution>
2
:  of or relating to the aqueous humor

Origin of AQUEOUS

Medieval Latin aqueus, from Latin aqua
First Known Use: 1646

Other Chemical Engineering Terms

alkali, cation, decant, hygroscopic, isotope, oxidize, slurry, solute, viscous
AQUEOUS Defined for Kids

aqueous

adjective aque·ous \ˈā-kwē-əs, ˈa-\

Definition of AQUEOUS for Kids

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

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