subaqueous

subaqueous
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 soil — Subaqueous Soils are soils that form in sediment found in shallow permanently flooded environments. Excluded from the definition of these soils are any areas “permanently covered by water too deep (typically greater than 2.5 m) for the growth of… …   Wikipedia

  • Subaqueous fan — A subaqueous fan is a fan shaped deposit formed beneath water (similar to deltas or terrestrial alluvial fans), and are commonly related to glaciers [cite journal |first=H.A.J. |last=Russell |coauthors=Arnott, R.W.C. |title=Hydraulic jump and… …   Wikipedia

  • Subaqueous volcano — A subaqueous volcano is a volcano formed beneath water (similar to submarine volcanoes) and never builds above lake level. [ [http://books.google.ca/books?id=cgE6XG uL 0C pg=PA108 lpg=PA108 dq=Subaqueous+volcano source=web ots=WxL2iZ1PXb sig=GOJw …   Wikipedia

  • subaqueous spring —    See spring, subaqueous …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • subaqueous landscapes —    Permanently submerged areas that are fundamentally the same as subaerial (terrestrial) systems in that they have a discernable topography composed of mappable, subaqueous landforms. SSS …   Glossary of landform and geologic terms

  • 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

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