aqueous phase n.
The water portion of a system consisting of two liquid phases, one that is primarily water and a second that is a liquid immiscible with water.
of, like, or containing water; watery: an aqueous solution. (of rocks or sediments) formed of matter deposited in or by water. adjective of, like, or containing water dissolved in water: aqueous ammonia (of rocks, deposits, etc) formed from material laid down in water adj. 1640s, from Latin aqua “water” (see aqua-) on analogy of French […]
a combining form meaning “water,” used in the formation of compound words: aquiclude; aquiculture; aquifer.
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any geological formation that absorbs and holds water but does not transmit it at a sufficient rate to supply springs, wells, etc. aquiclude (āk’wĭ-kld’) An impermeable body of rock or stratum of sediment that acts as a barrier to the flow of groundwater.