aqueous

Definitions:

  • Relating to, similar to, containing, or dissolved in water; watery.
  • Formed from matter deposited by water, as certain sedimentary rocks.
  • Of the nature of water; abounding with water; formed by water; watery: as, an <em>aqueous</em> solution.
  • Partaking of the nature of water, or abounding with it; watery.
  • Made from, or by means of, water.
  • an extract obtained from a vegetable substance by steeping it in water.
  • one the humors of the eye; a limpid fluid, occupying the space between the crystalline lens and the cornea. (See <er>Eye</er>.)
  • those which are deposited from water and lie in strata, as opposed to <contr>volcanic</contr> rocks, which are of igneous origin; -- called also <altname>sedimentary</altname> rocks.
  • Consisting mostly of <xref>water</xref>.
  • produced by the action of water
  • similar to or containing or dissolved in water
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