aqua

Part of speech: noun

water.

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Usage examples "aqua":

  1. And the same Aqua- fortis, that will quickly change the Redness of Red Lead into a Darker Colour, will, being put upon Crude Lead, produce a Whitish Substance, as with Copper it did a Blewish. - "Experiments and Considerations Touching Colours (1664)", Robert Boyle.
  2. Ice is formed by the condensation of water, in Latin aqua. - "Bohemians of the Latin Quarter", Henry Murger.
  3. Her eyes, large and velvety as Ivan's own, were, however, of a shade indescribable, chameleon- like: one day varying between beryl and aqua- marine, anon of a light hazel, and finally, in moments of excitement, grief, or joy, of a deep, baffling black. - "The Genius", Margaret Horton Potter.