the cultivation of aquatic animals and plants, especially fish, shellfish, and seaweed, in natural or controlled marine or freshwater environments; underwater .
the cultivation of freshwater and marine resources, both plant and animal, for human consumption or use
1869, from aqua- + culture (n.).
The science of cultivating marine or freshwater food fish, such as salmon and trout, or shellfish, such as oysters and clams, under controlled conditions.
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
Chiefly Pharmacology. . a liquid. a solution, especially in . a light greenish-blue color. having the color aqua. Historical Examples His health had given way and he was taking the waters at aquae Solis. The Unwilling Vestal Edward Lucas White It is much frequented on account of its hot saline springs, which were known to […]
noun (functioning as sing) same as aquafitness noun any aerobic exercises performed in water; also called aquarobics Examples The Y offers advanced aquaerobics to condition muscles and increase cardiovascular endurance. Word Origin aqua + aerobics Usage Note takes singular or plural verb