Liquefying
Liquefy Liq"ue*fy (l[i^]k"w[-e]*f[imac]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Liquefied} (-f[imac]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Liquefying} (-f[imac]`[i^]ng).] [F. liqu['e]fier, L. liquere to be liquid + facere, -ficare (in comp.), to make. See {Liquid}, and {-fy}.] 1. 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. [WordNet sense 1] [1913 Webster]

2. To convert from a gaseous form into a liquid; as, to liquefy natural gas. [PJC]


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