an elaborate aquatic performance or exhibition consisting of swimming, diving, etc., usually accompanied by music.
“aquatic entertainment,” 1937, American English, from aqua- + -cade, from cavalcade (q.v.).
noun another name for functional water
noun exercise done in shallow water Examples Aquacize is a community pool exercise program for people of all ages with disabilities or limitations. verb to exercise in shallow water Examples The YMCA holds classes for elderly people to aquacize. Word Origin aqua ‘water’ and (exer)cise
the cultivation of aquatic animals and plants, especially fish, shellfish, and seaweed, in natural or controlled marine or freshwater environments; underwater . noun the cultivation of freshwater and marine resources, both plant and animal, for human consumption or use n. 1869, from aqua- + culture (n.). aquaculture (āk’wə-kŭl’chər, ä’kwə-) The science of cultivating marine or […]
a colloidal suspension of graphite in water, used as a conductor and lubricant. Historical Examples The mixture with water is sold under the name of “Aquadag,” with oil as “oildag” and with grease as “gredag,” for lubrication. Creative Chemistry Edwin E. Slosson