Definition of Liquid air

1. Noun. Air in a liquid state.

Generic synonyms: Cryogen, Air

Definition of Liquid air

1. Noun. air which is in a liquid state due to being pressurised or kept at a low temperature, or both, usually for storage and transport purposes. ¹

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Medical Definition of Liquid air

1. Air that, by means of intense cold and pressure, has been liquefied. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Liquid Air

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Literary usage of Liquid air

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1. Compressed Air, Its Production, Uses, and Applications: Comprising the by Gardner Dexter Hiscox (1901)
"liquid air, ITS PROPERTIES AND USES. AIR is the vapor of a liquid, ... The specific gravity of liquid air at its boiling temperature is .94 (water 1.oo), ..."

2. The Encyclopædia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"On exposure to the electric beam the vanes began to spin, but soon ceased when the bulb Л was cooled in liquid air. When, however, the mercury was warmed by ..."

3. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1900)
"С. LINDE gives some interesting data on liquid air in the Physikalische Zeitschrift ... He calls attention to the fact that the commercial use of liquid air ..."

4. Proceedings of the Annual Conference by Indiana Science Teachers' Association, American Society of University Composers (1906)
"liquid air, oxygen or nitrogen behave precisely as other liquids excepting ... The behavior of liquid air when poured upon a surface at room temperature is ..."

5. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1897)
"On the Changes produced in Magnetised Iron and Steels by cooling to the Temperature of liquid air." By JAMES DEWAR, LL.D., FRS, Fullerian Professor of ..."

6. Proceedings of the United States Naval Institute by United States Naval Institute (1899)
"It would seem, however, that certain uses may be found for liquid air in which ... liquid air can be rapidly converted into compressed air at six tons per ..."

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