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liquefy

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Verb (usu participle)
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liq=ue=fy

CIDE DICTIONARY

liquefyv. t. [F. liquéfier, L. liquere to be liquid + facere, -ficare (in comp.), to make. See Liquid, and -fy.].
  •  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.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To convert from a gaseous form into a liquid; as, to liquefy natural gas.  [PJC]
liquefyv. i. 
     To become liquid.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

liquefy, v.tr. & intr. (also liquify) (-ies, -ied) Chem. make or become liquid.

Derivative
liquefacient adj. & n. liquefaction n. liquefactive adj. liquefiable adj. liquefier n.
Etymology
F liqu{eacute}fier f. L liquefacere f. liquere be liquid

THESAURUS

liquefy

colliquate, cut, decoagulate, decoct, deliquesce, dissolve, fluidify, fluidize, flux, fuse, hold in solution, infuse, leach, liquesce, liquidize, lixiviate, melt, melt down, percolate, run, soften, solubilize, solve, thaw, thin, unclot

ROGET THESAURUS

liquefy

Fluidity

VB be fluid, flow, liquefy, melt, condense.

Liquefaction

VB render liquid, liquefy, run, deliquesce, melt, solve, dissolve, resolve, liquate, hold in solution, condense, precipitate, rain.

Calefaction

VB heat, warm, chafe, stive, foment, make hot, sun oneself, sunbathe, go up in flames, burn to the ground (flame), fire, set fire to, set on fire, kindle, enkindle, light, ignite, strike a light, apply the match to, apply the torch to, rekindle, relume, fan the flame, add fuel to the flame, poke the fire, stir the fire, blow the fire, make a bonfire of, melt, thaw, fuse, liquefy, burn, inflame, roast, toast, fry, grill, singe, parch, bake, torrefy, scorch, brand, cauterize, sear, burn in, corrode, char, calcine, incinerate, smelt, scorify, reduce to ashes, burn to a cinder, commit to the flames, consign to the flames, boil, digest, stew, cook, seethe, scald, parboil, simmer, do to rags, take fire, catch fire, blaze.


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