aquatic aquatic  /ə ˈkwɑ tɪk/


  1. (adj) operating or living or growing in water
  2. (adj) relating to or consisting of or being in water
  3. (n) a plant that lives in or on water


Derived Word(s)


  1. Maud Fontenoy was practically born to the life aquatic.
  2. If the missing link was an aquatic ape, there's no better place in Southeast Asia to get in touch with your sunken ancestral roots.
  3. Yet Mao's aquatic incitement of China's youth failed to produce a new generation of revolutionaries.


  1. Parking woes at Kingsport Aquatic Center

    It's a brand new aquatic center great for hot, sunny days, but trying to find a parking spot at the Kingsport Aquatic Center can be difficult.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: WCYB 5 Tri-Cities

  2. Weston Aquatic Center closed today

    The Weston Aquatic Center is closed today, due to weather.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Wausau Daily Herald

  3. World Pet Association Announces Aquatic Experience – Chicago

    Aquatic Trade and Consumer Show Offers Fresh and Saltwater Event in Chicago Area (PRWeb June 08, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 9, 2013     Source: PRWeb


  1. "We began the study out of concerns for the possible toxicity of nanotubes in aquatic environments and their presence in the food chain," said Menachem Elimelech, professor and chair of chemical and environmental engineering at Yale and senior...
    on Aug 30, 2007 By: Menachem Elimelech Source:

  2. "Like we have tiger as a national animal and peacock as a national bird, we have declared dolphins as a national aquatic animal as it represents the health of the rivers, particularly Ganga in the country," Union Environment and Forest Minister...
    on Oct 5, 2009 By: Jairam Ramesh Source: Press Trust of India

  3. "With a head like the giant Cambrian aquatic predator Anomalocaris and a body like a modern arthropod, the specimen is the only known example of this unusual creature," said Derek Briggs, director of Yale's Peabody Museum of Natural History and...
    on Feb 5, 2009 By: Derek Briggs Source: Science Daily (press release)

Word of the Day
animosity animosity
/ˌæ nə ˈmɑ sə ti /