aqua

[ˈakwə], [ˈakwə], [ˈa_k_w_ə]

Definitions of aqua:

  1.   Water; - a word much used in pharmacy and the old chemistry, in various signification, determined by the word or words annexed. – Newage Dictionary DB
  2.   water. – Webster Dictionary DB
  3.   a shade of blue tinged with green – Wordnet Dictionary DB
  4.   A word now much used as part of a compound. – Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  5.   Water Aqua fortis, impure nitric acid. Aqua marina, a beryl, on account of its sea- green colour. Aqua regia, nitro- muriatic acid. Aqua Tofano, Tofano's poison, supposed to be a solution of arsenic. – Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Quotes for aqua:

  1. Water, water, everywhere, Atlantic and Pacific. But New York City's got them beat, Our aqua is terrific! – Ed Koch
  2. I love being a part of Aqua Teen. – Dana Snyder

Usage examples for aqua:

  1. We heard the officer in command say something about " aqua in Spanish, then a few words of command followed. ” – Bamboo Tales by Ira L. Reeves
  2. Constant fulness, and crystal clearness, and refreshing coolness of living water, pale green like the jewel that is called aqua marina, flowing over beds of clean sand and bars of polished gravel, and dropping in momentary foam from rocky ledges, between banks that are shaded by groves of fir and ash and poplar, or through dense thickets of alder and willow, or across meadows of smooth verdure sloping up to quaint old- world villages- all these are features of the ideal little river. ” – Little Rivers A Book Of Essays In Profitable Idleness by Henry van Dyke
  3. On the right is a Hospital for women, capable of containing 600 patients; on the left, beyond the modern palace, are seen the buildings which enclose the Santa Scala, and some broken arches of the Aqua Marcia. ” – Walks in Rome by Augustus J.C. Hare
  4. We see no reason, either, why their righteous daring may not have been crowned with victory; and suspect that on such events were gradually built up the dragon- slaying legends which charmed all Europe, and grew in extravagances and absurdities, till they began to degenerate into the bombast of the " Seven Champions," and expired in the immortal ballad of the " Dragon of Wantley," in which More of More Hall, on the morning of his battle with the monster, invoked the saints no more, but- To make him strong and mighty- He drank by the tale Six pots of ale And a quart of aqua vitae. ” – Literary and General Lectures and Essays by Charles Kingsley
  5. Teja alone, with a few of his horsemen, pressed forward to the hilly country, where the Villa Borghese is now situated, and as far as the Aqua Acetosa. ” – A Struggle for Rome, Vol. 2 (of 3) by Felix Dahn
  6. Take of aqua fortis two ounces, of quick- silver two drachms. ” – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  7. “ 147. 20. aqua regia: " royal water," so called because it dissolves gold, is a mixture of nitric and hydrochloric acids. ” – Selections From Poe by J. Montgomery Gambrill
  8. On Thursday she was well enough to drive with me to the Aqua Acetosa, and walk there in the sun on the muddy Tiber bank, but that evening she became worse, and since then has scarcely been out of bed." ” – Story of My Life, volumes 1-3 by Augustus J. C. Hare
  9. It was found that the aqua fortis merely " cured" the surface of the material, and that only very thin cloth made in this way was durable. ” – Inventors by Philip Gengembre Hubert
  10. What she could not destroy, were the indelible visions and impressions, bitten deep by the aqua fortis of memory on the surface of his sensitive brain. ” – Lafcadio Hearn by Nina H. Kennard
  11. 372 Aqua Acetosa, ii. ” – Walks in Rome by Augustus J.C. Hare
  12. Every Daguerreotype operator should be furnished with, at least, a six ounce bottle of aqua ammonia. ” – American Handbook of the Daguerrotype by Samuel D. Humphrey
  13. “ Applications of the following liniment are of some value: Aqua Ammonia Fort. ” – The Veterinarian by Chas. J. Korinek
  14. On the left are the walls of Rome, upon which run the arches of the Aqua Marcia. ” – Walks in Rome by Augustus J.C. Hare
  15. The walls were made of concrete blocks painted a light aqua color. ” – O+F by John Moncure Wetterau
  16. He could even concentrate on the specifics of her wearing that turquoise dress that he had given her, a combination of the color, green, that she liked most and the ethereal blue aqua vitae lakes of her eyes, and it would not matter. ” – An Apostate: Nawin of Thais by Steven Sills
  17. “ For the same purpose, the aqua chlorina, and the chloride of soda have been strongly recommended. ” – Hydriatic treatment of Scarlet Fever in its Different Forms by Charles Munde
  18. If you wish to make a small quantity for trial, take aqua ammonia two ounces, soft water one quart, saltpetre one teaspoonful. ” – One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed by C. A. Bogardus
  19. Et in Vngaria, Cepusij aqua in vrceos infusa, lapidescit. ” – The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation, v. 1, Northern Europe by Richard Hakluyt

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