nonaqueous

adjective

non·​aque·​ous ˌnän-ˈā-kwē-əs How to pronounce nonaqueous (audio)
-ˈa
: not aqueous : of, relating to, or having the characteristics of a liquid other than water
a nonaqueous solvent
: made from, with, or by means of a liquid other than water
nonaqueous solutions

Word History

First Known Use

1857, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of nonaqueous was in 1857

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Cite this Entry

“Nonaqueous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonaqueous. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

nonaqueous

adjective
non·​aque·​ous -ˈā-kwē-əs, -ˈak-wē- How to pronounce nonaqueous (audio)
: not aqueous : made from, with, or by means of a liquid other than water
nonaqueous solutions
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