noun aqua·tion \əˈkwāshən\

Definition of aquation



  1. :  the replacement by water molecules of a coordinated atom or group in a coordination complex

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Origin and Etymology of aquation

Latin aquation-, aquatio act of fetching water, from aquatus (past participle of aquari to bring or fetch water, from aqua water) + -ion-, -io -ion

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to cast off or become cast off

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