aqueous aqueous  /ˈeɪ kwi əs/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) similar to or containing or dissolved in water
  2. (adj) produced by the action of water

Usage(s):

  1. They are handed instead a 2% aqueous solution, since few places outside of institutions carry the tincture.
  2. Telegraphers, working night and day over the few lines that were not down, flooded the dry portions of the earth with news of the aqueous catastrophe:.

News

  • Turning Plant Matter into Fuel

    A University of California, Riverside professor in the Chemical and Environmental Engineering Department edited a recently published book that provides in-depth information on aqueous processing of cellulosic biomass, which includes wood, grasses, and agricultural and forestry residues, for conversion into fuels.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: UC Riverside

Quotes

  1. "This natural mechanism of phosphorus concentration in the presence of a known organic catalyst (such as iron-based metal) made me think that aqueous corrosion of meteoritic minerals could lead to the formation of important phosphorus-bearing...
    on Aug 25, 2004 By: Dante Lauretta Source: Science Daily (press release)

  2. "Water is like gold around here," said Sergeant Giddens. "So we depend a lot on complimentary agents such as (aqueous film forming foam), dry chemical and Halon to fight fires."
    on Oct 9, 2006 By: Anthony Giddens Source: NewsBlaze

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