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Variations in the volume of a gas due to the pressure of aqueous vapor.

The aqueous humour should not escape till the section is completed.

The aqueous solution so obtained is then fermented to alcohol.

An aqueous extract of the mass may be used for a similar purpose.

This aqueous vapor is invisible when perfectly in union with the air.

Sheep's wool does absorb (see Knowledge 191) the aqueous vapor.

This Oil also will be accompanied with an aqueous acid liquor.

But both are called "aqueous rocks," because they are formed under water.

There are also minute quantities of carbon dioxide, aqueous vapour, and ammonia.

After standing for a while the aqueous solution will separate from the oil.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, from Latin aqua "water" (see aqua-) on analogy of French aqueux "watery" (16c., which, however, is from Late Latin aquosus "abounding in water"). Or by analogy of Latin terreus "earthy," from terra "earth." Aqueous humor is the original use in English.

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