Definitions and Examples of aqueous, watery
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Containing, resembling, or made of water.
The scientist conducted an experiment using an aqueous solution.
Containing, resembling, or suggestive of water; diluted or weak.
The soup was too watery and lacked flavor.
Key Differences: aqueous vs watery
- 1Aqueous describes something that contains, resembles, or is made of water.
- 2Watery describes something that is diluted, weak, or has a lot of water content.
Effective Usage of aqueous, watery
- 1Science: Use aqueous to describe solutions, mixtures, or compounds that contain water.
- 2Cooking: Use watery to describe food or drinks that have too much water content or are diluted.
- 3Art: Use aqueous to describe painting techniques that use water-based paints.
The antonyms aqueous and watery describe something that contains, resembles, or is made of water. However, aqueous is more specific and is used in scientific contexts, while watery is used to describe food, drinks, or anything that has too much water content or is diluted.