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Definition: Aqueous rocks
, a. [Cf. F. aqueux, L. aquosus, fr. aqua.
1. Partaking of the nature of water, or abounding with it;
The aqueous vapor of the air. --Tyndall.
2. Made from, or by means of, water.
An aqueous deposit. --Dana.
, an extract obtained from a vegetable
substance by steeping it in water.
(Anat.), one the humors of the eye; a limpid
fluid, occupying the space between the crystalline lens
and the cornea. (See Eye
(Geol.), those which are deposited from water
and lie in strata, as opposed to volcanic
are of igneous origin; -- called also sedimentary