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1) aqua regia. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...aqua regia, (ak´w re´je) (KEY) [Lat.,=royal water], corrosive, fuming yellow liquid prepared by mixing one volume of concentrated nitric acid with three to four volumes...

2) Aqua Fria. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Aqua Fria (AH-gwuh FREE-uh), uninc. village (1990 pop. 3,717), Santa Fe co., N central N.Mex., suburb 4 mi/6.4 km WSW of Santa Fe, on Santa Fe R.; 35°38'N 106°01'W....

3) aqua vitae. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Strong distilled alcohol, especially a strong liquor such as whiskey or brandy. Middle English aqua vite, from Medieval Latin aqua vtae. See aquavit....

4) aqua. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...bluish green to light greenish blue. Middle English, from Latin. See akw- in Appendix I.aqua -ADJECTIVE...

5) aqua-. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Water: aquacade. From Latin aqua, water. See aqua....

6) aqua regia. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...metals and dissolving platinum and gold. Also called nitrohydrochloric acid. New Latin aqua rgia : Latin aqua, water + Latin rgia, feminine of rgius, royal (because...

7) Bon Aqua. The Columbia Gazetteer of North America. 2000
...Bon Aqua (bahn A-kwuh), resort village, Hickman co., Tenn., 33 mi/53 km SW of Nashville. Mineral springs....

8) Aqua Vitae [water of life]. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Certain ardent spirits used by the alchemists. Ben Jonson terms a seller of ardent spirits an "aqua-vitae man" (Alchemist, i. 1). The "elixir of life" was made from...

9) aqua fortis. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...See nitric acid. New Latin : Latin aqua, water + Latin fortis, strong....

10) aqua fortis. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...aqua fortis, (ak´w for´tis) (KEY) : see nitric acid....

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