Definition of Liquefy

1. Verb. Become liquid. "The garden air overnight liquefied into a morning dew"

Generic synonyms: Change State, Turn
Derivative terms: Liquefaction, Liquefiable



2. Verb. Make (a solid substance) liquid, as by heating. "Liquefy the silver"
Exact synonyms: Liquidise, Liquidize, Liquify
Category relationships: Natural Philosophy, Physics
Generic synonyms: Alter, Change, Modify
Derivative terms: Liquefaction, Liquefiable, Liquidizer, Liquidizer, Liquid, Liquid, Liquifiable

3. Verb. Become liquid or fluid when heated. "The frozen fat liquefied"
Exact synonyms: Flux, Liquify
Category relationships: Natural Philosophy, Physics
Generic synonyms: Change Integrity
Specialized synonyms: Condense, Distil, Distill, Dethaw, Dissolve, Melt, Thaw, Unfreeze, Unthaw, Fuse
Derivative terms: Flux, Liquefaction, Liquefiable, Liquid, Liquid, Liquifiable

Definition of Liquefy

1. v. t. To convert from a solid form to that of a liquid; to melt; to dissolve; and technically, to melt by the sole agency of heat.

2. v. i. To become liquid.

Definition of Liquefy

1. Verb. (physics chemistry) To make into a liquid, either by condensing a gas or by melting a solid. ¹

2. Verb. (cooking) To make into a liquid by mashing, such as by using a blender. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Liquefy

1. to make or become liquid [v -FIED, -FYING, -FIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Liquefy

liquations
liquefacient
liquefaction
liquefaction degeneration
liquefactions
liquefactive
liquefactive necrosis
liquefiable
liquefication
liquefied
liquefied natural gas
liquefied petroleum gas
liquefier
liquefiers
liquefies
liquefy (current term)
liquefying
liquesce
liquesced
liquescency
liquescent
liquesces
liqueur
liqueured
liqueurs
liquid
liquid-laugh
liquid-like
liquid-liquid chromatography

Literary usage of Liquefy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1856)
"It is the people who compel the priests to liquefy the blood of S. Januarius. In what can this end but heartless unbelief? Men cannot go on always preaching ..."

2. A Dictionary of English Etymology by Hensleigh Wedgwood (1865)
"... Du. smelten, to melt, dissolve, liquefy. See Melt. To Smicker. To look amorously upon. Sw. smeka, to stroke, caress, flatter; ..."

3. Elements of Chemistry by Edward Turner (1837)
"The pressure required to liquefy gases is very variable, as will appear from the following table of the results obtained by Faraday. ..."

4. Handbooks of Natural Philosophy and Astronomy by Dionysius Lardner (1853)
"Alloys liquefy more easily than their constituents.—It is found that alloys composed of the mixture of two or more metals, in certain proportions, ..."

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