a body of water, usually a tract of shallow water along the shore of a bay or inlet, used for aquaculture.
- Aqua fortis
. Historical Examples It flameth white and candent like Camphire, but dissolveth not in aqua fortis, like it. The Works of Sir Thomas Browne (Volume 2 of 3) Thomas Browne A print from it, in aqua fortis, by Alessio Loyr, is mentioned Lett. A Treatise on Painting Leonardo Da Vinci Do not act and say, […]
a brand of underwater breathing apparatus for a swimmer or skin-diver, consisting of a cylinder of compressed air that is strapped to the back, a flexible tube connecting the cylinder with the swimmer’s mouth, and an automatic pressure regulator that controls the flow of air into the lungs.
a transparent, light-blue or greenish-blue variety of beryl, used as a gem. light blue-green or greenish blue. Historical Examples aquamarine, which is feebly doubly refracting, separates them but slightly. A Text-Book of Precious Stones for Jewelers and the Gem-Loving Public Frank Bertram Wade Topaz and aquamarine occur in hollows in the granite of the Mournes. […]
an abnormal fear of water; hydrophobia. noun an abnormal fear of water, esp because of the possibility of drowning Compare hydrophobia (sense 2) aquaphobia aq·ua·pho·bi·a (āk’wə-fō’bē-ə) n. An abnormal fear of water.