liquefiable


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liq·ue·fy

also liq·ui·fy (lĭk′wə-fī′)
v. liq·ue·fied, liq·ue·fy·ing, liq·ue·fies also liq·ui·fied or liq·ui·fy·ing or liq·ui·fies
v.tr.
To cause to become liquid, especially:
a. To melt (a solid) by heating.
b. To condense (a gas) by cooling.
v.intr.
To become liquid.

[Middle English liquefien, from Old French liquefier, from Latin liquefacere : liquēre, to be liquid + facere, to make; see fact.]

liq′ue·fi′a·ble adj.
liq′ue·fi′er n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.liquefiable - capable of being liquefied
liquid - existing as or having characteristics of a liquid; especially tending to flow; "water and milk and blood are liquid substances"
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