Definition of Liquation

1. n. The act or operation of making or becoming liquid; also, the capacity of becoming liquid.



Definition of Liquation

1. Noun. (metallurgy) The partial melting of a mixture of metals or ores in order to separate components ¹

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Definition of Liquation

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Medical Definition of Liquation

1. 1. The act or operation of making or becoming liquid; also, the capacity of becoming liquid. 2. The process of separating, by heat, an easily fusible metal from one less fusible; eliquation. Origin: L. Liquatio: cf. F. Liquation. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Liquation

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1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1890)
"In the case of gold, however, the phenomenon of liquation does not appear to have been much observed. Gold alloys, to the value of many millions sterling, ..."

2. Handbook of Metallurgy by Carl Schnabel (1907)
"The Extraction of Bismuth by Liquation This process was formerly in use in Saxony. ... The older liquation furnaces were designed by Plattner, and have been ..."

3. A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures, and Mines: Containing a Clear Exposition by Andrew Ure (1854)
"The liquation tubes are conical, the internal diameter at top being 10 inches, ... The flames, after playing round about the sides if the liquation tubes, ..."

4. A Practical Treatise on Metallurgy: Adapted from the Last German Edition of by Bruno Kerl, William Crookes, Ernst Otto Röhrig (1868)
"Liquation of Crude Antimony in Crucibles. This method allows a better yield, ... This liquation operation is the most expensive with regard to fuel, ..."

5. A Practical Treatise on Metallurgy: Adapted from the Last German Edition of by Sir William Crookes, Bruno Kerl, Ernst Otto Röhring (1868)
"164); a, is the ash-pit; b, the fireplace ; c, the liquation pipes; d, the grate of masonry or brickwork upon which the fuel is thrown through the fire- ..."

6. The Metallurgy of Lead & Silver by Henry Francis. Collins (1899)
"Liquation in Kettles or Pots.—In this system each desil- ... The American liquation kettle is always made with a convex bottom, as shown in Fig. ..."

7. The Metallurgy of Lead & Silver by Henry Francis Collins (1899)
"Liquation in Kettles or Pots.—In this system each desil- ... The American liquation kettle is always made with a convex bottom, as shown in Fig. ..."

8. The Metallic Alloys: A Practical Guide for the Manufacture of All Kinds of by William Theodore Brannt (1896)
"Generally speaking liquation shows itself the plainer and the variation in the composition of the alloy becomes the greater, the slower the process of ..."

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