Liquid+and+gaseous

  • 1 gaseous — [[t]gæ̱siəs, ge͟ɪʃəs[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n You use gaseous to describe something which is in the form of a gas, rather than a solid or liquid. Freon exists both in liquid and gaseous states …

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  • 2 Liquid — Liq uid, n. 1. A substance whose parts change their relative position on the slightest pressure, and therefore retain no definite form; any substance in the state of liquidity; a fluid that is not gaseous and has a definite volume independent, of …

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  • 3 Liquid measure — Liquid Liq uid, n. 1. A substance whose parts change their relative position on the slightest pressure, and therefore retain no definite form; any substance in the state of liquidity; a fluid that is not gaseous and has a definite volume… …

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  • 4 liquid — liquidly, adv. liquidness, n. /lik wid/, adj. 1. composed of molecules that move freely among themselves but do not tend to separate like those of gases; neither gaseous nor solid. 2. of, pertaining to, or consisting of liquids: a liquid diet. 3 …

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  • 5 Liquid air — For the automobile, see Liquid Air. Liquid air is air that has been cooled to very low temperatures so that it has condensed to a liquid. It must be kept in a Dewar flask at room temperature. Liquid air can absorb heat rapidly and revert to its… …

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  • 6 Liquid rocket — A liquid rocket is a rocket with an engine that uses propellants in liquid form. Liquids are desirable because their reasonably high density allows the volume and hence the mass of the tanks to be relatively low, resulting in a high mass ratio.… …

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  • 7 Gaseous diffusion — is a technology used to produce enriched uranium by forcing gaseous uranium hexafluoride, UF6, through semi permeable membranes. This produces a slight separation between the molecules containing uranium 235 and uranium 238. By use of a large… …

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  • 8 liquid# — liquid adj Liquid, fluid are comparable both as adjectives meaning composed of particles that move easily and flowingly and change their relative position without any perceptible break in their continuity and as nouns denoting a substance… …

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  • 9 Liquid — Liq uid (l[i^]k w[i^]d), a. [L. liquidus, fr. liquere to be fluid or liquid; cf. Skr. r[=i] to ooze, drop, l[=i] to melt.] 1. Flowing freely like water; fluid; not solid. [1913 Webster] Yea, though he go upon the plane and liquid water which will …

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  • 10 Liquid glass — Liquid Liq uid (l[i^]k w[i^]d), a. [L. liquidus, fr. liquere to be fluid or liquid; cf. Skr. r[=i] to ooze, drop, l[=i] to melt.] 1. Flowing freely like water; fluid; not solid. [1913 Webster] Yea, though he go upon the plane and liquid water… …

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  • 11 liquid oxygen — noun a bluish translucent magnetic liquid obtained by compressing gaseous oxygen and then cooling it below its boiling point; used as an oxidizer in rocket propellants • Syn: ↑LOX • Hypernyms: ↑oxygen, ↑O, ↑atomic number 8 * * * noun : a pale… …

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  • 12 liquid — 1. An inelastic substance, like water, that is neither solid nor gaseous and in which the molecules are relatively free to move with respect to each other yet still are restricted by intermolecular forces. 2. Flowing like water. [L. liquidus]… …

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  • 13 Liquid nitrogen economy — A liquid nitrogen economy is a hypothetical proposal for a future economy in which the primary form of energy storage and transport is liquid nitrogen. It is proposed as an alternative to liquid hydrogen in some transport modes and as a means of… …

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  • 14 Liquid gas — Due to the age of this content, you may be looking for: *liquid oxygen *liquid nitrogen *paramagnetism (oxygen) *superconducting metals *ferromagnetism (magnets) *liquified petroleum gasIn 1911Liquid gas: Low temperatures have very marked effects …

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  • 15 Liquid-to-gas ratio — An important parameter in wet scrubbing systems is the rate of liquid flow. It is common in wet scrubber terminology to express the liquid flow as a function of the gas flow rate that is being treated. This is commonly called the liquid to gas… …

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  • 16 Gaseous fission reactor — A gas nuclear reactor (or gas fueled reactor ) limits the only temperature limiting materials in a reactor to the reactor walls. A limitation for conventional nuclear fission reactors is that if the nuclear fuel temperature were to rise too high… …

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  • 17 liquid — 1. noun /ˈlɪkwɪd/ a) A substance that is flowing, and keeping no shape, such as water; a substance of which the molecules, while not tending to separate from one another like those of a gas, readily change their relative position, and which… …

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  • 18 liquid air — noun air in a liquid state (Freq. 3) • Hypernyms: ↑air, ↑cryogen * * * noun : air in the liquid state but usually richer in oxygen than gaseous air that is obtained as a faintly bluish transparent mobile intensely cold liquid by compressing… …

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  • 19 liquid — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French liquide, from Latin liquidus, from liquēre to be fluid; akin to Latin lixa water, lye, and perhaps to Old Irish fliuch damp Date: 14th century 1. flowing freely like water 2. having the… …

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  • 20 liquid ammonia — noun : a heavy liquid that has a high vapor pressure at ordinary temperatures, that causes freezing when brought into contact with the skin, that is obtained by compressing anhydrous gaseous ammonia, and that is used in refrigeration and as a… …

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