What does Aquatic mean?

Definitions for Aquaticəˈkwæt ɪk, əˈkwɒt-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Aquatic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. aquatic(adj)

    a plant that lives in or on water

  2. aquatic(adj)

    relating to or consisting of or being in water

    "an aquatic environment"

  3. aquatic(adj)

    operating or living or growing in water

    "boats are aquatic vehicles"; "water lilies are aquatic plants"; "fish are aquatic animals"


  1. aquatic(Adjective)

    Relating to water; living in or near water, taking place in water.

  2. Origin: From aquatique, from aquaticus, from aqua

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aquatic(adj)

    pertaining to water; growing in water; living in, swimming in, or frequenting the margins of waters; as, aquatic plants and fowls

  2. Aquatic(noun)

    an aquatic animal or plant

  3. Aquatic(noun)

    sports or exercises practiced in or on the water

  4. Origin: [L. aquaticus: cf. F. aquatique. See Aqua.]


  1. Aquatic

    Aquatic is the third album by Australian improvised music trio The Necks released on the Fish of Milk label in 1994 and reissued on the Carpet Bomb label in the US in 1999. The album features two tracks, both titled "Aquatic", performed by Chris Abrahams, Lloyd Swanton and Tony Buck with the addition of Steve Wishart playing hurdy gurdy on the second. The Wire review described the album as "Real splendour...a hugely mature album, a rare spark of brilliance...a marvel".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Aquatic

    a-kwat′ik, adj. relating to water: living or growing in water.—n.pl. Aquat′ics, amusements on the water, as boating, &c.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Aquatic in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Aquatic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Geoff Morrell:

    So much time has passed that it no longer has any toxicity and is therefore not a threat to humans or aquatic life.

  2. Douglas Noel Adams:

    If it looks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, we have at least to consider the possibility that we have a small aquatic bird of the family anatidae on our hands.

  3. Allison LaPlante:

    Invasive species ruin aquatic communities and their ecosystems, the EPA appeared to the take the path of least resistance by adopting an existing international standard that is inadequate to prevent their colonization.

  4. Kate Wilson:

    That's the crazy thing about domestic aquatic pets, you have them in your aquarium and they are this cute little thing and then you release it into the wild and that constraint of size and food is gone and because of that some of these species can get really big.

  5. Erick Arnoldson:

    Be on the lookout for our Smart Aquatic Marine Instrument( SAMI) app, it will allow you to program your Livingston Lure with your smartphone. You will be able to select up to 30 different sounds. And when you catch a fish, the GPS data and environmental conditions will all be stored automatically.

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