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Meaning of LIQUEFY

Pronunciation:  'likwu`fI

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  become liquid or fluid; of a solid substance, when heated; "the frozen fat liquefied"
  2. [v]  make (a solid substance) liquid, as by heating; "liquefy the silver"
  3. [v]  become liquid; "The garden air overnight liquefied into a morning dew"

LIQUEFY is a 7 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: flux, liquidise, liquidize, liquify
 See Also: alter, change, change integrity, change state, condense, distil, distill, fuse, melt, thaw, turn, unfreeze, unthaw



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Liq"ue*fy\ (-f[imac]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Liquefied}
    (-f[imac]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Liquefying} (-f[imac]`[i^]ng).]
    [F. liqu['e]fier, L. liquere to be liquid + facere, -ficare
    (in comp.), to make. See {Liquid}, and {-fy}.]
    To convert from a solid form to that of a liquid; to melt; to
    dissolve; and technically, to melt by the sole agency of
  2. \Liq"ue*fy\, v. i.
    To become liquid.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: colliquate, cut, decoagulate, decoct, deliquesce, dissolve, fluidify, fluidize, flux, fuse, hold in solution, infuse, leach, liquesce, liquidize, lixiviate, melt, melt down, percolate, run, soften, solubilize, solve, thaw, thin, unclot