English dictionary


aqua |ˈækwə| — a shade of blue tinged with green

aquaculture |ˈækwəkʌltʃər| — rearing aquatic animals or cultivating aquatic plants for food

aquafortis |ˈækwəˈfɔːtɪs| — Alternative form of aqua fortis.

aqualung |ˈækwəlʌŋ| — a device (trade name Aqua-Lung) that lets divers breathe under water; scuba is an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus

aquamarine |ˌækwəməˈriːn| — a transparent variety of beryl that is blue green in color

aquaplane |ˈækwəpleɪn| — a board that is pulled by a speedboat as a person stands on it and skims over the top of the water

aquarelle |ˌækwəˈrel| — A watercolour (painting)

aquarellist |ˌækwəˈrelɪst| — (art) An artist who paints aquarelles

aquarium |əˈkwerɪəm| — a tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals

Aquarius |əˈkwerɪəs| — (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Aquarius

aquatic |əˈkwætɪk| — a plant that lives in or on water

aquatics |əˈkwætɪks| — sports that involve bodies of water

aquatint |ˈækwətɪnt| — an etching made by a process that makes it resemble a water color

aquation |əˈkweɪʃən| — (chemistry) The replacement of a ligand by water in a complex

aqueduct |ˈækwɪdʌkt| — a conduit that resembles a bridge but carries water over a valley

aqueous |ˈeɪkwɪəs| — similar to or containing or dissolved in water

aquifer |ˈækwɪfər| — underground bed or layer yielding ground water for wells and springs etc

aquiferous |əˈkwɪfərəs| — of or relating to an aquifer

aquiline |ˈækwɪlaɪn| — curved down like an eagle's beak

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