26 terms

Water, Water Everywhere

root words aqua (water) and hydr (water)
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aqua
the root from the latin word meaning water
hydr
a root that means water
aquatic
adj. living in, or having to with, water.
aquatic
Whales, dolphins, shrimp, and guppies are all _______ creatures.
aquamarine
adj. a bluish green color
aquamarine
We watched as the artist mixed small amounts of both blue and green paints to make just the right shade of ___________.
aquaculture
n. the science of raising plants and animals in water
aquaculture
To see how ______________ worked, we visited an oyster farm on the coast of Maine.
hydrate
to supply water to ( a person for example) in order to restore or maintain fluid balance
hydrate
Cold water is the fastest and safest way to ___________ an ordinary athlete.
dehydrate
to remove water from or to preserve by removing water from or to lose water or bodily fluids
dehydrate
To make raisins, you must _____________ grapes.
hydrant
A device that provides water for use in fighting fires.
hydrant
With the help of the fire _________, the firefighters extinguished the fire.
hydrophobia
An abnormal fear of water.
hydrophobia
The little boy refused to jump into the pool because of his __________.
hydrology
n. land or ground, The study of water and its effects on and in the earth and in the atmosphere
hydrologic
Another name for the water cycle is the ___________ cycle.
aquarium
A water-filled enclosure in which aquatic animals are kept.
aquarium
My pet fish live in an _____________________.
marin
the root from the latin word meaning "belonging to the sea."
marina
place for docking boats
marine plant
sea weed
submarine
underwater ship
mariner
person guiding a ship
sub
the prefix meaning under or below