of, in, or pertaining to water.
living or growing in water:
aquatic plant life.
taking place or practiced on or in water:
an aquatic plant or animal.
aquatics, sports practiced on or in water.
Swimmers now enjoy its 12,000-square-meter aquatic theme park.
Architectural White Elephants: Beijing, London, and the Post-Olympics Curse Melinda Liu August 13, 2012
They said that in any case the incident only highlights their worry that the Gulf is an aquatic tinderbox.
Shocking Gulf Firefight Caught on Tape Michael Adler July 4, 2011
However, the earliest representatives of these great types were all aquatic.
The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Vol. XLIX Various
It feeds principally on fish, crustaceans, and aquatic insects.
The Western World W.H.G. Kingston
Each of them sustains on his outstretched arms an ingenious arrangement of fishes, aquatic birds, and lotus flowers.
A History of Art in Ancient Egypt, Vol. II (of 2) Georges Perrot
The “aquatic kettle” was doubtless the embryo of the diving-bell.
Under the Waves R M Ballantyne
Gill, gil, n. one of the breathing organs in fishes and certain other aquatic animals: the flap below the bill of a fowl.
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M) Various
No root, except those of aquatic plants, will grow in stagnant water.
Farm drainage Henry Flagg French
The aquatic world about them had grown steadily wilder, more remote from the haunts of men.
Diane of the Green Van Leona Dalrymple
Strange sensations are experienced in these aquatic scrambles.
The Log of the Sun William Beebe
growing, living, or found in water
(sport) performed in or on water
a marine or freshwater animal or plant
late 15c., from Middle French and Old French aquatique (13c.), from Latin aquaticus “growing in water; bringing rain,” from aqua “water” (see aqua-)
Relating to, living in, or growing in water.
noun an exhibition of swimming and diving, often accompanied by music
of, in, or pertaining to water. living or growing in water: aquatic plant life. taking place or practiced on or in water: aquatic sports. an aquatic plant or animal. aquatics, sports practiced on or in water. Historical Examples It was too much, I fancied, even for the most aquatically inclined duck. Kate Vernon, Vol. 1 […]
of, in, or pertaining to water. living or growing in water: aquatic plant life. taking place or practiced on or in water: aquatic sports. an aquatic plant or animal. aquatics, sports practiced on or in water. Historical Examples Plants, for example, unless they are aquatics, need to use large quantities of water to carry on […]
a dry spirit, especially of Scandinavia, made from redistilled grain or potato alcohol and usually flavored with caraway seeds. Contemporary Examples This fancy spice pack pairs with four different spirits—vodka, tequila, aquavit, and gin—to ensure the perfect morning pick-me-up. The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Don Draper in Your Life Allison McNearney […]