[uh-kwat-ik, uh-kwot-] /əˈkwæt ɪk, əˈkwɒt-/
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.
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.
[ahr-bi-trer-ee] /ˈɑr bɪˌtrɛr i/ adjective 1. subject to individual will or judgment without restriction; contingent solely upon one’s discretion: an arbitrary decision. 2. decided by a judge or arbiter rather than by a law or statute. 3. having unlimited power; uncontrolled or unrestricted by law; despotic; tyrannical: an arbitrary government. 4. capricious; unreasonable; unsupported: an […]
[ahr-gyoo-uh-buh l] /ˈɑr gyu ə bəl/ adjective 1. susceptible to debate, challenge, or doubt; questionable: Whether this is the best plan of action or not is arguable. 2. susceptible to being supported by convincing or persuasive argument: Admirers agree that it is arguable he is the finest pianist of his generation. /ˈɑːɡjʊəbəl/ adjective 1. capable […]
[ahr-gyuh-men-tuh-tiv] /ˌɑr gyəˈmɛn tə tɪv/ adjective 1. fond of or given to and dispute; disputatious; contentious: The law students were an unusually argumentative group. 2. of or characterized by ; controversial: an argumentative attitude toward political issues. 3. Law. or containing suggesting that a certain fact tends toward a certain conclusion. /ˌɑːɡjʊˈmɛntətɪv/ adjective 1. given […]
[uh-ris-tuh-krat-ik, ar-uh-stuh-] /əˌrɪs təˈkræt ɪk, ˌær ə stə-/ adjective 1. of or relating to government by an . 2. belonging to or favoring the . 3. characteristic of an ; having the manners, values, or qualities associated with the : aristocratic bearing; aristocratic snobbishness. /ˌærɪstəˈkrætɪk/ adjective 1. relating to or characteristic of aristocracy or an […]