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1. The process of liquefying.
2. The state of being liquefied.
[Middle English liquefaccion, from Old French liquefacion, from Late Latin liquefactiō, liquefactiōn-, from Latin liquefactus, past participle of liquefacere, to make liquid; see liquefy.]
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liq•ue•fac•tion(ˌlɪk wəˈfæk ʃən)
1. the act or process of liquefying.
2. the state of being liquefied.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin liquefactiō < Latin liquefac(ere) to melt, liquefy]
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1. Chemistry The act or process of turning a gas into a liquid.
2. Geology The process by which sediment that is very wet starts to behave like a liquid. Liquefaction is often caused by severe shaking, as in earthquakes.
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liquefaction[ˌlɪkwɪˈfækʃən] N → licuefacción f
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n → Verflüssigung f
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liquefaction[ˌlɪkwɪˈfækʃ/ən] n (Tech) → liquefazione f
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