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A tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals
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Word definitions for aquarium in dictionaries
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Word definitions in Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
noun COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS ■ ADJECTIVE large ▪ Even a large aquarium with all possible accessories will cost only around a week to run. ▪ Miniature saltwater systems shrink miles of life into a large aquarium , plus paraphernalia. ▪ This provides the...
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Word definitions in The Collaborative International Dictionary
Aquarium \A*qua"ri*um\, n.; pl. E. Aquariums , L. Aquaria . An artificial pond, or a globe or tank (usually with glass sides), in which living specimens of aquatic animals or plants are kept. [1913 Webster] ||
Word definitions in Wiktionary
n. 1 A tank, often made of glass, for keeping live fish or other aquatic animals. 2 A public place where live fish and other aquatic animals are exhibited.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
Word definitions in Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
1830, noun use of neuter of Latin aquarius "pertaining to water," as a noun, "water-carrier," genitive of aqua "water" (see aqua- ). The word existed in Latin, but there it meant "drinking place for cattle." Originally especially for growing aquatic plants;...
Word definitions in WordNet
n. a tank or pool or bowl filled with water for keeping live fish and underwater animals [syn: fish tank , marine museum ] [also: aquaria (pl)]
Word definitions in Wikipedia
Aquarium Station is a subway station on the MBTA Blue Line , serving the New England Aquarium and Boston 's Financial District . Uniquely on the MBTA system, the station has high vaulted ceilings similar to stations of the Paris Metro and Washington Metro...
Usage examples of aquarium.
The second shift of workers moved into the aquarium, relieving the first shift.
At the bottom of the glass aquarium wagon, the octopus stretches over green rocks.
Claude Morton out of this aquarium and get all their lives back to normal.
Worry about the dolphins and whether the antidote worked, about the aquarium and how they were dealing in her absence, and mostly about what was going to happen when Trey returned.
But for some reason the creatures that interested the aquarium seemed to live only off the northwest edge.
Every week or so, a scientist from the aquarium would come to examine the catch, and the creatures that were rare or unknown he would take back to study in the laboratory in Flatts.
Mike had returned the damaged gear to the aquarium and had explained what little they knew about what had happened to it.
Sea of Cortez with some aquarium people from California, helping them gather strange critters.
The aquarium had called, and they were interested in discussing a new retainer agreement.
It was a saltwater aquarium, and it held a jellyfish, just one, a large one, the size of two fists, full-grown, the very first of his drug-secreting genimals.
He turned, stared toward the aquarium, took a pace, and looked down at his box of disks.
Drops landed in the aquarium, splashed, and marked the front of his shirt with further droplets.
He could reach into the aquarium, fondle it, let it discharge its cnidoblasts, its stingers full of heroin, into his skin.
Or he could get up again, and return the aquarium to its shelf, and reassemble its pump and light.
Oblivion was close enough within his reach as he sat there, the aquarium on his lap.