a plant that lives in or on water
relating to or consisting of or being in water
"an aquatic environment"
operating or living or growing in water
"boats are aquatic vehicles"; "water lilies are aquatic plants"; "fish are aquatic animals"
Relating to water; living in or near water, taking place in water.
Origin: From aquatique, from aquaticus, from aqua
pertaining to water; growing in water; living in, swimming in, or frequenting the margins of waters; as, aquatic plants and fowls
an aquatic animal or plant
sports or exercises practiced in or on the water
Origin: [L. aquaticus: cf. F. aquatique. See Aqua.]
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
a-kwat′ik, adj. relating to water: living or growing in water.—n.pl. Aquat′ics, amusements on the water, as boating, &c.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
Inhabiting or relating to the water.
The numerical value of aquatic in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of aquatic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of aquatic in a Sentence
So much time has passed that it no longer has any toxicity and is therefore not a threat to humans or aquatic life.
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.
In Australia, it seems more to be a terrestrial transmission whereas in Africa, for example, the strain is very different and is mostly transmitted through aquatic ecosystems.
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.
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.
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- aquàticCatalan, Valencian
- Wasser, aquatisch, Wasser-German
- acquatico, acquaticaItalian
- 물, 수서Korean
- air, akuatikMalay
- aquatische, aquatischDutch
- aquática, aquáticoPortuguese
- водный, акватический, водянойRussian
- voden, воденSerbo-Croatian
- thủy sảnVietnamese
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