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aqua

1. water: used in compound names of certain liquid substances (as in aqua regia) or solutions of substances in water (as in aqua ammoniae), esp in the names of pharmacological solutions
2. short for aquamarine

aqua

[′äk·wə]
(chemistry)
Latin for water.
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Those swimming pool shades of glittering aqua and turquoise will lift your spirits, while the softer baby blues will calm and soothe.
The company's color experts see a renewed focus on individual expression, manifested in such highly personal color choices as lipstick red, aqua, and poetic blue.
Crate and Barrel's sister retailer CB2, which is geared toward a younger consumer, offers melamine dinnerware in bright reds, blues and greens; glass dinnerware in aqua and lime green; and stemware in orange, aqua and green, as well as a more subdued ceramic pattern in olive.
Greens, aquas and pinks are the key shades, and if you can't bear them on walls - since wallpaper is firmly back in fashion - you could at least feature them in accessories.
While aquas were shown about three or four years ago, the public has just begun to embrace the bright, happy hue.
Or try Oriental ceramics in subtle silvers and aquas.
All the season's colours were marched down the runway - lots of greens, turquoises, olives and aquas (green is the new camel, according to Vogue), underpinned by the classic staples: neutral caramels, graphic blacks and whites, and bright, rosy reds.
Blues, aquas, terracotta and sand shades are available and a five-tile pack cost pounds 3.
50 "Ad Corycium procrastinantem convivia: Ad primas lanus pluvias diludia poscit / Semper aquas solitus spernere, poscit aquas.
Based on indigenous influences and local practices, the design, treatments and ingredients featured at each Hyatt Pure spa draw on current spa knowledge and teachings, rigorous industry research, and the original definition of spa ("sanitas per aquas," Latin for "healing by waters") to combine water, nature and cultural tradition into distinctive, authentic experiences.
Returning to the true definition of spa, “sanitas per aquas,” Latin for “healing by waters,” treatments and services incorporate the principles of hydrating the body to promote wellness and renewal.
Louise says: "Bring an air of spring into your home with colour palettes of soft greens, palest pinks and gentle aquas.