Definitions for AQUAˈæk wə, ˈɑ kwə; ˈæk wi, ˈɑ kwi
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
aq•uaˈæk wə, ˈɑ kwə; ˈæk wi, ˈɑ kwi(n.)(pl.)aq•uae; aq•uas.
Chiefly Pharm. water. a liquid. a solution, esp. in water.
a light greenish blue color.
Origin of aqua:
1350–1400; ME < L: water
var. of aqui- .
Category: Common Vocabulary, Affix
greenish blue, aqua, aquamarine, turquoise, cobalt blue, peacock blue(noun)
a shade of blue tinged with green
The compound water.
Of a greenish-blue colour.
Origin: From aqua, from akʷā-, whence also ea, æ. More at ea.
water; -- a word much used in pharmacy and the old chemistry, in various signification, determined by the word or words annexed
Aqua is a Danish dance-pop group, best known for their 1997 breakthrough single "Barbie Girl." The group formed in 1989 and achieved huge success across the globe in the late 1990s and early 2000s. The group managed to top the UK Singles Chart with their first three singles. The group released two albums: Aquarium in 1997 and Aquarius in 2000, before splitting up in July 2001. The group sold an estimated 33 million albums and singles, making them the most successful Danish-Norwegian band ever. In their prime, Aqua's singles managed to chart top ten in a number of countries where continental European pop acts would not normally succeed, including the United States, Australia, and Japan. The group also caused controversy with the double entendres in their "Barbie Girl" single, with the Barbie doll makers Mattel filing a lawsuit against the group. The lawsuit was finally dismissed by a judge in 2002, who ruled "The parties are advised to chill." The band's members are vocalists Lene Nystrøm and René Dif, keyboardist Søren Rasted, and guitarist Claus Norreen. During their split, Nystrøm, Dif and Rasted all achieved solo chart success, and Norreen continued in the music industry remixing other artists' material.
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