aqua aqua  /ˈæ kwə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a shade of blue tinged with green

Usage(s):

  1. Roughly 20% of mangrove forests have disappeared since 1980, and aqua-farming is one of the main culprits of deforestation.
  2. It's a mishmash of big-box structures covered in aqua, blue and white tiles, with a little mustard yellow and brown thrown in to finish off the 1970s-nightmare look.
  3. Viagra and its cousins help give elderly amortals a pleasurable alternative to aqua aerobics while blotting out those pesky intimations of mortality.

News

  1. Rock Aqua Jays win weekend tourney

    The Rock Aqua Jays of Janesville won the 2013 Mercury Open Water Ski Show Tournament, followed by the Aquanuts of Twin Lakes and Wonder Lake of Wonder Lake, Ill.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: The Janesville Gazette

  2. Aqua Plans $13.5 Million in Infrastructure Improvements in Illinois for 2013

    Aqua Illinois, Inc. today announced that its $13.5 million 2013 capital program is in full swing at the start of the summer construction season, with many infrastructure imp
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Aqua Ohio Plans More Than $20 Million in Infrastructure Improvements for 2013

    Aqua Ohio, Inc. today announced that its more than $20 million 2013 capital program is in full swing at the start of the summer construction season, with many infrastructure
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "It was the right decision to start behind the safety car, because there was quite a lot of standing water," Vettel said. "It was okay at some points, but some corners at every lap, it was a lot of aqua-planing, sometimes less and sometimes...
    on Apr 19, 2009 By: Sebastian Vettel Source: Kansas City Star

  2. "I was a little bit surprised," Dolphins running back Ronnie Brown said. "Obviously, we came up here and Toronto is new scenery for us but when we went out and saw all the people in aqua and orange it made a pretty big difference. It didn't...
    on Dec 7, 2008 By: Ronnie Brown Source: London Free Press

  3. "I don't know if he's trying to lose the tag of 'Aqua Man' or not, but I don't think that will do it," Mickelson said of Austin. "I think it's going to stick."
    on Sep 29, 2007 By: Phil Mickelson Source: The Chronicle Journal

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