Aqueous definition

ākwē-əs, ăkwē-
The definition of aqueous is anything that is related to or contains water.

An example of something that is aqueous is contact lens solution.

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Relating to, similar to, containing, or dissolved in water; watery.
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(geology) Formed from matter deposited by water, as certain sedimentary rocks.
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Of, like, or containing water; watery.
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Aqueous is defined as rocks formed by water action, such as rocks made of sediment.

An example of rocks that are aqueous are argillaceous rocks.

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Formed by the action of water, as certain rocks made of sediment.
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Of or having to do with the aqueous humor.
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(chemistry) Relating to or dissolved in water.
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(geology) Formed from matter deposited by water. Certain sedimentary rocks, such as limestone, are aqueous.
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(chemistry) Consisting mostly of water.
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Origin of aqueous

  • From Medieval Latin aqueus from Latin aqua water aqua

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle French aqueux, from Medieval Latin aqueus.

    From Wiktionary