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See Wiktionary:Requests for verification archive/2011. - -sche (discuss) 23:40, 29 January 2012 (UTC)

RFV discussion: June–December 2011[edit]

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Sense 3 for the noun on this page refers to the NASA spacecraft, but I would have thought this was only found capitalised as Aqua or AQUA. Caladon 09:24, 3 June 2011 (UTC)

Yes. Nor is it a common noun. Should be deleted. Equinox 10:59, 5 September 2011 (UTC)
Failed RFV. Equinox 15:12, 18 December 2011 (UTC)

Cosmetics ingredient lists[edit]

Like parfum for fragrance, I seem to remember seeing aqua used as a fancy euphemism for water in the ingredient lists of cosmetic products. Our "inorganic compound" gloss doesn't suggest such usage outside of chemistry. Equinox 21:03, 11 October 2015 (UTC)

Just saw it again as the first ingredient (by volume) in hand sanitizer. Equinox 00:19, 17 February 2017 (UTC)