aqua

Definitions:

  • Water.
  • An aqueous solution.
  • A light bluish green to light greenish blue.
  • In <em>pharmacy</em>, a solution of an essential oil or gas in water, a solution of any other substance being termed <em>liquor.</em> In the British pharmacopœia, only a solution of an essential oil is called <internalXref urlencoded="aqua">aqua</internalXref>, that of a gas being called <internalXref urlencoded="liquor">liquor</internalXref>.
  • 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.
  • In <em>anatomy</em>, some watery fluid or humor.
  • A carminative cordial prepared from oil of pimento (allspice): also called <internalXref urlencoded="spiritus%20piment%C5%93.%20Dunglison">spiritus pimentœ. Dunglison</internalXref>.
  • Water; -- a word much used in pharmacy and the old chemistry, in various signification, determined by the word or words annexed.
  • the aqueous solution of ammonia; liquid ammonia; often called <altname>aqua ammonia</altname>.
  • Same as <er>Aquamarine</er>.
  • None
  • a very corrosive fuming yellow liquid consisting of nitric and hydrochloric acids. It has the power of dissolving gold, the “royal” metal.
  • a fluid containing arsenic, and used for secret poisoning, made by an Italian woman named Tofana, in the middle of the 17th century, who is said to have poisoned more than 600 persons.
  • a name given to brandy and some other ardent spirits.
  • The compound <xref>water</xref>.
  • A shade of <xref>colour</xref>, usually a mix of <xref>green</xref> and <xref>blue</xref> similar to the colour <xref>turquoise</xref>.
  • Of a greenish-blue colour.
  • a shade of blue tinged with green
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