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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.
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liquefy

(ˈlɪkwɪˌfaɪ)
vb, -fies, -fying or -fied
(esp of a gas) to become or cause to become liquid
[C15: via Old French from Latin liquefacere to make liquid]
liquefaction n
ˌliqueˈfactive adj
ˈliqueˌfiable adj
ˈliqueˌfier n
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liq•ue•fy

(ˈlɪk wəˌfaɪ)

v.t., v.i. -fied, -fy•ing.
to make or become liquid.
[1375–1425; late Middle English < Old French liquefier, translation of Latin liquefacere to melt]
liq′ue•fi`a•ble, adj.
liq′ue•fi`er, n.
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liquefy


Past participle: liquefied
Gerund: liquefying

Imperative
liquefy
liquefy
Present
I liquefy
you liquefy
he/she/it liquefies
we liquefy
you liquefy
they liquefy
Preterite
I liquefied
you liquefied
he/she/it liquefied
we liquefied
you liquefied
they liquefied
Present Continuous
I am liquefying
you are liquefying
he/she/it is liquefying
we are liquefying
you are liquefying
they are liquefying
Present Perfect
I have liquefied
you have liquefied
he/she/it has liquefied
we have liquefied
you have liquefied
they have liquefied
Past Continuous
I was liquefying
you were liquefying
he/she/it was liquefying
we were liquefying
you were liquefying
they were liquefying
Past Perfect
I had liquefied
you had liquefied
he/she/it had liquefied
we had liquefied
you had liquefied
they had liquefied
Future
I will liquefy
you will liquefy
he/she/it will liquefy
we will liquefy
you will liquefy
they will liquefy
Future Perfect
I will have liquefied
you will have liquefied
he/she/it will have liquefied
we will have liquefied
you will have liquefied
they will have liquefied
Future Continuous
I will be liquefying
you will be liquefying
he/she/it will be liquefying
we will be liquefying
you will be liquefying
they will be liquefying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been liquefying
you have been liquefying
he/she/it has been liquefying
we have been liquefying
you have been liquefying
they have been liquefying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been liquefying
you will have been liquefying
he/she/it will have been liquefying
we will have been liquefying
you will have been liquefying
they will have been liquefying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been liquefying
you had been liquefying
he/she/it had been liquefying
we had been liquefying
you had been liquefying
they had been liquefying
Conditional
I would liquefy
you would liquefy
he/she/it would liquefy
we would liquefy
you would liquefy
they would liquefy
Past Conditional
I would have liquefied
you would have liquefied
he/she/it would have liquefied
we would have liquefied
you would have liquefied
they would have liquefied
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.liquefy - become liquid; "The garden air overnight liquefied into a morning dew"
change state, turn - undergo a transformation or a change of position or action; "We turned from Socialism to Capitalism"; "The people turned against the President when he stole the election"
2.liquefy - make (a solid substance) liquid, as by heating; "liquefy the silver"
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
3.liquefy - become liquid or fluid when heated; "the frozen fat liquefied"
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
change integrity - change in physical make-up
condense, distil, distill - undergo condensation; change from a gaseous to a liquid state and fall in drops; "water condenses"; "The acid distills at a specific temperature"
dethaw, thaw, unfreeze, unthaw, melt, dissolve - become or cause to become soft or liquid; "The sun melted the ice"; "the ice thawed"; "the ice cream melted"; "The heat melted the wax"; "The giant iceberg dissolved over the years during the global warming phase"; "dethaw the meat"
fuse - become plastic or fluid or liquefied from heat; "The substances fused at a very high temperature"
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liquefy

verb melt, dissolve, thaw, liquidize, run, fuse, flux, deliquesce Heat the jam until it liquefies.
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liquefy

verb
To change from a solid to a liquid:
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Translations
يُسَيِّل، يُذَوِّب، يُمَيِّع
roztavit seroztéci
blive flydende
breyta í vökva
roztopiť sa
sıvılaş mak

liquefy

[ˈlɪkwɪfaɪ]
A. VTlicuar
B. VIlicuarse
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liquefy

[ˈlɪkwɪfaɪ]
vtliquéfier
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liquefy

visich verflüssigen
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liquefy

[ˈlɪkwɪˌfaɪ]
1. vtliquefare
liquefied gas → gas m liquido
2. viliquefarsi
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liquid

(ˈlikwid) adjective
able to flow; not solid, but not a gas. liquid nitrogen; The ice-cream has become liquid.
noun
a substance which flows, like water. a clear liquid.
liquefy (ˈlikwifai) verb
to make or become liquid. The butter had liquefied in the heat.
ˈliquidate (-deit) verb
1. to close, and finish the affairs of (a business etc that has no money to continue).
2. to get rid of.
ˌliquiˈdation noun
ˈliquidator noun
ˈliquidize, ˈliquidise verb
to make (food etc) into a liquid or semi-liquid substance by grinding it up in a liquidizer.
ˈliquidizer, ˈliquidiser noun
an electrical device used in cookery to grind up food.
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liquefy

v. licuar, disolver; descoagular.
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