Eliquation El`i*qua"tion, n. [L. eliquatio, fr. eliquare to clarify, strain; e + liquare to make liquid, melt.] (Metallurgy) The process of separating a fusible substance from one less fusible, by means of a degree of heat sufficient to melt the one and not the other, as an alloy of copper and lead; liquation. --Ure. [1913 Webster]

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  • eliquation — (ˌ)ēˌlīˈkwāshən, ə̇ˌlīˈ , ˌeləˈ , āzhən noun ( s) Etymology: Late Latin eliquation , eliquatio act of liquefying, from Latin eliquatus + ion , io ion 1. obsolete : liquefaction 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Eliquation — Eli|qua|ti|on die; <aus gleichbed. lat. eliquatio zu eliquare, vgl. ↑eliquieren> (veraltet) Schmelzung, Läuterung …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • eliquation — eli·qua·tion …   English syllables

  • Liquation — Li*qua tion (l[ i]*kw[=a] sh[u^]n), n. [L. liquatio: cf. F. liquation.] 1. The act or operation of making or becoming liquid; also, the capacity of becoming liquid. [1913 Webster] 2. (Metal.) The process of separating, by heat, an easily fusible… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Eliquiren — (v. lat.), ausschmelzen; daher Eliquation, Ausschmelzung, Läuterung …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Eliquiren — Eliquiren, lat. dtsch., ausschmelzen; Eliquation, Ausschmelzung …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

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