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Antonyms for aqueous

eruptive, igneous.

Usage examples for aqueous

  1. Thus we see why the most positive or the most negative elements in general have the strongest affinities, while those intermediate in the list are inactive, and have weak affinities; why alloys of the metals are weak compounds; why a neutral substance, like water, has such a weak affinity for the salts which it holds in solution; and why an aqueous solution is regarded as a mechanical mixture rather than a chemical compound. – An Introduction to Chemical Science by R.P. Williams
  2. The retention of such markings depends on other circumstances than the mere hardness of the rock, or amount of aqueous action. – Himalayan Journals V2. by J. D. Hooker
  3. The aqueous humor is a liquid, contained in the anterior and posterior chambers of the eye in front of the lens. – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  4. Again the precise nature of the process and the part played in it by aqueous and gaseous solutions are subject to some doubt and controversy. – The Economic Aspect of Geology by C. K. Leith
  5. Attempts to recover the vitamine from such aqueous solutions have however totally failed to date. – The Vitamine Manual by Walter H. Eddy
  6. Thermometers - Estimation of the Maximum Weight of Saturated Aqueous Vapour which can be contained in 1 kilo. – The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics by Franklin Beech
  7. Aqueous rocks of equal antiquity extend for hundreds of miles over the lake- district of North America, and exhibit in like manner a stratification nearly undisturbed. – The Student's Elements of Geology by Sir Charles Lyell
  8. We can hardly doubt, therefore, that sandstone has also had an aqueous origin, or in other words, that it has been formed and accumulated by the force of water in motion. – Geology by James Geikie
  9. We have now pointed out the existence of two distinct orders of mineral masses, the aqueous and the volcanic: but if we examine a large portion of a continent, especially if it contain within it a lofty mountain range, we rarely fail to discover two other classes of rocks, very distinct from either of those above alluded to, and which we can neither assimilate to deposits such as are now accumulated in lakes or seas, nor to those generated by ordinary volcanic action. – The Student's Elements of Geology by Sir Charles Lyell
  10. As no aqueous vapour or cloud obscures the lunar surface, all its details can be perceived with great clearness and distinctness. – The Astronomy of Milton's 'Paradise Lost' by Thomas Orchard
  11. Naval men consider Malta to be the warden of that great aqueous expanse, embracing nearly a million square miles, which separates the continent of Europe from the northern coast of Africa, the Magnum Mare of the Old World,- a sea whose memorable shores are thickly strewn with bays and cities, each one of which teems with historic and poetic interest. – The Story of Malta by Maturin M. Ballou
  12. He knew that it would be but a drop in the bucket- although sufficient to start the flood- and that the great thing to be feared was the condensation of the aqueous nebula, already beginning to enwrap the planet in its stifling folds. – The Second Deluge by Garrett P. Serviss
  13. The men understood vaguely what had afflicted them, for they had seen Gray lift one hand from the wheel, and out of that hand they had seen a stream of liquid, or a jet of aqueous vapor, leap. – Flowing Gold by Rex Beach
  14. These conditions are very different from those of the present- day chemistry, which is the chemistry of aqueous solutions. – The Mechanism of Life by Stéphane Leduc
  15. Volcanic action alone, unaffected by either aqueous or atmospheric forces, can here be seen in all its glory. – All Around the Moon by Jules Verne
  16. The column remained at this height for the space of about a minute, when from the apex of this vast aqueous mass five lesser jets or round columns of water varying in size from six to fifteen inches in diameter shot up into the atmosphere to the amazing height of two hundred and fifty feet. – The Discovery of Yellowstone Park by Nathaniel Pitt Langford
  17. This was all the agreement that he established by observation; he did not carry observation to the point of determining that there was absolutely no other common circumstance: when he had simply discovered dewed surfaces, he tried next to show by reasoning from other knows facts how the coldness of the surface affected the aqueous vapour of the neighbouring air. – Logic, Inductive and Deductive by William Minto
  18. When we pass from the agency termed igneous, to aqueous and atmospheric agencies, we see the like ever- growing complications of effects. – Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I by Herbert Spencer
  19. It is also loaded with aqueous vapor, imparted to it like the heat, not in the depth of the lungs, but in the upper air passages. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  20. This gradual rise would be an era of aqueous erosion and of the deepening, widening, and lengthening of the valleys. – The Antiquity of Man by Charles Lyell