Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Plural of aquarium.

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  • noun Plural form of aquarium.

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Examples

  • But if the whole of the breeding cage were made of framed zinc (such as aquaria are made of), and the glass and perforated zinc fixed in, the cost, though greater at first, would be more than counterbalanced by its greater strength, with lightness and capability of resisting wear and tear, added to which is the advantage of being used as a whole during the operation of

    Practical Taxidermy A manual of instruction to the amateur in collecting, preserving, and setting up natural history specimens of all kinds. To which is added a chapter upon the pictorial arrangement of museums. With additional instructions in modelling and artistic taxidermy.

  • Designed by West 8, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, and Rogers Marvel Architects, the project is a hybrid of landscape and architecture based around a sinuous set of new paths, watercourses, restaurants, aquaria and even complimentary wooden bicycles.

    Daniel Flahiff | Inhabitat

  • The cardboard box has my old scale and a bunch of containers of all sizes for samples and for use as temporary aquaria for intertidal snails.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Poorly drafted legislation purports to squelch the threat of invasive species, but does little more than create massive bureaucratic headaches, ignore primary invasive threats (plants, feral domestic animals) for sensationalized "exotics," and lay waste to the herpetoculture, aquaria, and aviculture trades without rational justification.

    Say No to H.R. 669

  • Poorly drafted legislation purports to squelch the threat of invasive species, but does little more than create massive bureaucratic headaches, ignore primary invasive threats (plants, feral domestic animals) for sensationalized "exotics," and lay waste to the herpetoculture, aquaria, and aviculture trades without rational justification.

    Archive 2009-04-01

  • Yes, not content with the couple of dozen koi, two ponds, three aquaria, two cats, and two kids, we have now added a dog to the mix!

    Sausage! — Fusion Despatches

  • The environmental consequences of this debris are not known, but when kept in aquaria amphipods (detritivores), lugworms (deposit feeders), and barnacles (filter feeders) all ingested microscopic particles within a few days.

    Lisa Kaas Boyle: Did You Just Eat a Plastic Bag? How Plastic Pollution Has Entered Our Food Chain

  • I kept the turtles together in aquaria and shallow pools around my bedroom, and when my mother drew the line at all that water, I turned to tortoises, species that spent their entire lives on land, walking on columnar legs and laying hard eggs, if I was lucky, in the sand at the corner of the aquarium.

    Arthur Rosenfeld: Extinction in the Gulf

  • I kept the turtles together in aquaria and shallow pools around my bedroom, and when my mother drew the line at all that water, I turned to tortoises, species that spent their entire lives on land, walking on columnar legs and laying hard eggs, if I was lucky, in the sand at the corner of the aquarium.

    Arthur Rosenfeld: Extinction in the Gulf

  • However, some individualshave been known to live as long as 24 years, for instance in collections (e.g. zoos, aquaria): in an environment where protection is given against the elements, disease and predators, animals tend to have longer lifespans, although this doesn't exclude the possibility of the occasional wild individual living to such an age.

    Black-footed penguin

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