Definition of subaqueous in English:

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subaqueous

Pronunciation: /səbˈākwēəs/
Pronunciation: /səbˈakwēəs/

adjective

1Existing, formed, or taking place underwater.
Example sentences
  • Smaller fluvial or subaqueous overprints of former submarine channel morphologies and even desiccation or fracturing may be sought to test our model.
  • Turbid, cold waters are often sufficiently dense to plunge beneath the surface waters and flow down the slope to form subaqueous fans with channels and levées as seen in fluviomarine deltas.
  • With equal imperception it bent down and down, closer and closer to the lake waters, murky with the samba of subaqueous weeds and the abyss.
1.1Lacking in substance or strength: the light that filtered through the leaves was pale, subaqueous

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Syllabification: sub·a·que·ous

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