aqua

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n aqua a shade of blue tinged with green
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Aqua Water; -- a word much used in pharmacy and the old chemistry, in various signification, determined by the word or words annexed.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n aqua Water: a word much used in medical prescriptions written in Latin, and in pharmacy generally, also in old chemistry, to denote a solution, or menstruum of water.
    • n aqua In anatomy, some watery fluid or humor.
    • n aqua A carminative cordial prepared from oil of pimento (allspice): also called spiritus pimentœ. Dunglison.
    • n aqua In pharmacy, a solution of an essential oil or gas in water, a solution of any other substance being termed liquor. In the British pharmacopœia, only a solution of an essential oil is called aqua, that of a gas being called liquor.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. See Ewer

Usage

In literature:

Eva Dell' Aqua is another Italian woman who has won a high position by her works.
"Woman's Work in Music" by Arthur Elson
Dicit: sed mulier cupido quod dicit amanti, In vento et rapida scribere oportet aqua.
"The Carmina of Caius Valerius Catullus" by Caius Valerius Catullus
The "platinum chloride" of the laboratory is made by dissolving platinum in aqua regia.
"An Elementary Study of Chemistry" by William McPherson
Lumen ut insolita triste tumescat aqua?
"The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by John Morley
The Aqua Virgo was built 19 B.C.
"Outlines of Greek and Roman Medicine" by James Sands Elliott
Of this class, are aqua ammonia, creosote, mustard, turpentine, etc.
"Cattle and Their Diseases" by Robert Jennings
Would a solution of gold in aqua regia be worth trying?
"Zoonomia, Vol. II" by Erasmus Darwin
Aquae Sulis, the modern Bath, owes its existence to its warm medicinal springs.
"A Student's History of England, v. 1 (of 3)" by Samuel Rawson Gardiner
Dicit: sed mulier cupido quod dicit amanti, in vento et rapida scribere oportet aqua.
"The Student's Companion to Latin Authors" by George Middleton
They drank their fill and called it Aqua Virgo, the Maiden Water.
"Ave Roma Immortalis, Vol. 1" by Francis Marion Crawford
Aqua mirabilis 370 Bitters ib.
"The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;" by Charlotte Campbell Bury
Of these, the Aqua Claudia and the Anio Novus were the grandest and most costly.
"Architecture" by Thomas Roger Smith
What is the antidote for aqua fortis and oil of vitriol?
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
AQUAE SIMPLICES ET SPIRITUOSAE.
"An Account of the Diseases which were most frequent in the British military hospitals in Germany" by Donald Monro
It's aqua-fortis, fish-berries, tobacco juice and ratsbane.
"Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6)" by John McElroy
Aut gelidas hibernus aquas eum fuderit auster Securum somnos imbre juvante sequi.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 61, No. 377, March 1847" by Various
Alias, aliquando fit immergendo in magnum vas aquae, ut dicit Tavernier.
"Bible Myths and their Parallels in other Religions" by T. W. Doane
By accident a few drops of aqua fortis fell upon his spectacles.
"The Scrap Book, Volume 1, No. 3" by Various
There is, for instance, that appalling thing the aqua tofana, the very fumes of which caused instant death.
"Cleek of Scotland Yard" by Thomas W. Hanshew
A tint of aqua-marina of marvellous delicacy spread a soft hue throughout the cavern.
"Toilers of the Sea" by Victor Hugo
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In poetry:

Oh! grace, grace, grace! This wealthy grace doth lay
Her golden channels from Thy father's throne,
Into our earthen pitchers to convey
Heaven's aqua vitae to s for our own.
O! Let Thy golden gutters run into
My cup this liquor till it overflow.
"Preparatory Meditations - First Series: 32" by Edward Taylor

In news:

Purple, aqua and dark pink to join fan favorites blue, red and green candies.
This damask glass mimics elaborate silk fabrics, mixing gold and aqua for multi-dimensional richness.
Emily Wheeler (Aqua and Salt the elements of life).
Aqua Beachware is a Lee County based chain with headquarters in Fort Myers and a retail store in Periwinkle Place on Sanibel Island.
"People don't think of fireplaces until they're cold," said Jeff Henderson, store manager of Aqua Quip in Lynnwood.
Satellite view of Waldo Canyon Fire outside Colorado Springs Wednesday (June 26) from the NASA Aqua satellite, MODIS instrument.
She has developed a disctinctive orange-with-aqua palette for her Southwestern work, and also culls bright pinks and purples for a danmala of Hawaiian flowers .
Aqua Ohio's Marion Division will conduct the final week of water main flushing in the Marion County service area Monday, October 15 through Friday, October 19.
Aqua periodically flushes water mains by opening fire hydrants and allowing water to surge through the pipes.
In an orange-and-aqua streak, Ted Ginn bolted up the right sideline in front of his whooping, towel-waving teammates.
6526 N Clark St Services: Your dog or cat can enjoy services like a warm wax paw treatment, moisture wrap, aqua massage and aromatherapy.
Twelve-year old William wanted to head to the Sierra Bay Aqua Range at the Grand Sierra Resort to hit a few baskets of balls.
Heather 's love for food and her finely calibrated palate led her to cook in some of the country's best kitchens—among them, Bouley, Jo Jo and Gramercy Tavern in New York, and Aqua and Boulevard in San Francisco.
It was captured on June 5 at 0500 UTC ( that's actually Monday night at 10 PM in Arizona ) by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) instrument that flies aboard NASA's Aqua satellite.
Aqua Indiana says it's prepared for high water demand.
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In science:

It is also interesting to compare the density profiles (4.18) for a many-component semi-infinite fluid with the results of Aqua and Cornu , which have been obtained by a very different method, for a three-dimensional multi-component semi-infinite quantum Coulomb fluid.
Wigner-Kirkwood expansion for semi-infinite quantum fluids
More generally, terms of higher order in λ are also of higher order in the classical dimensionless coupling parameter κβ e2 and, in this weak coupling regime considered by Aqua and Cornu, there are no terms o(λ) in the density profiles.
Wigner-Kirkwood expansion for semi-infinite quantum fluids
The chromosome view in figure Fig.3c, of stained purple and aqua marine cells, shows which parental allelic genome, paternal or maternal, is active in each cell.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
In the Chromosome View: Female cells are aqua marine, Male cells are purple.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
The right Fig.4c, of stained purple and aqua marine cells, shows which parental allelic genome, paternal or maternal, is active in each cell.
A Developmental Network Theory of Gynandromorphs, Sexual Dimorphism and Species Formation
FIG. 1: Image of a phytoplankton bloom in the Barents Sea north of Russia, captured by the Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) on NASA’s Aqua satellite on August 29, 2006.
Stochastic population dynamics in turbulent fields
FIG. 1: SEM images of a CIGS layer on top of a 500 nm Mo layer. (a) Before etching. (b) After etching with aqua regia.
Direct measurements of band gap grading in polycrystalline CIGS solar cells
The most homogeneously etched layers are obtained in our experiments using a mixture of hydrochloric and nitric acid, which forms aqua regia.
Direct measurements of band gap grading in polycrystalline CIGS solar cells
Etching inhomogeneities increase with decreasing layer thickness and result from internal reaction in the aqua regia.
Direct measurements of band gap grading in polycrystalline CIGS solar cells
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