adjective Date: 1677 existing, formed, or taking place in or under water

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  • subaqueous — (adj.) 1670s, from SUB (Cf. sub ) + AQUEOUS (Cf. aqueous) …   Etymology dictionary

  • subaqueous — [sub ā′kwē əs, subak′wēəs] adj. [ SUB + AQUEOUS] 1. adapted for underwater use or existence; underwater 2. formed, living, or occurring under water …   English World dictionary

  • Subaqueous — Subaquatic Sub a*quat ic, Subaqueous Sub*a que*ous, a. 1. Being under water, or beneath the surface of water; adapted for use under water; submarine; as, a subaqueous helmet. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geol.) Formed in or under water; as, subaqueous… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • subaqueous — /sub ay kwee euhs, ak wee /, adj. 1. existing or situated under water; underwater. 2. occurring or performed under water. 3. used under water. [1670 80; SUB + AQUEOUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • subaqueous — adjective sɜˈbeɪkwiəs Existing below the water surface. Syn: subaquatic, submerged, underwater …   Wiktionary

  • subaqueous — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. underwater, submarine, submersed; see undersea …   English dictionary for students

  • subaqueous —    (adjective)    Said of conditions and processes, features or deposits, that exist or operate in or under water.    Compare: subaerial.    SSS & GG …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • subaqueous — adj. made to be used under water; growing or living under water; occurring under water …   English contemporary dictionary

  • subaqueous — adjective existing, formed, or taking place under water …   English new terms dictionary

  • subaqueous — sub·aqueous …   English syllables

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