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  • 1 Liquid electricity — is a fictional liquid substance that often appeared in comedy short films of the silent film era. It is the distilled essence of electricity in liquid form, a (usually) glowing substance easily stored in bottles. It provides fantastic energy and… …

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  • 2 liquid — [lik′wid] adj. [OFr liquide < L liquidus < liquere, to be liquid, prob. < IE base * wlikw , wet > Welsh gwlyb, moist] 1. readily flowing; fluid; specif., having its molecules moving freely with respect to each other so as to flow… …

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  • 3 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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  • 4 liquid — [[t]lɪ̱kwɪd[/t]] liquids 1) N MASS A liquid is a substance which is not solid but which flows and can be poured, for example water. Drink plenty of liquid... Boil for 20 minutes until the liquid has reduced by half... Solids turn to liquids at… …

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  • 5 liquid — adj. & n. adj. 1 having a consistency like that of water or oil, flowing freely but of constant volume. 2 having the qualities of water in appearance; translucent (liquid blue; a liquid lustre). 3 (of a gas, e.g. air, hydrogen) reduced to a… …

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  • 6 liquid — {{11}}liquid (adj.) late 14c., from O.Fr. liquide liquid, running, from L. liquidus fluid, liquid, moist, figuratively flowing, continuing, from liquere be fluid, related to liqui to melt, flow, from PIE *wleik to flow, run. Of sounds, from 1630s …

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  • 7 liquid — liq•uid [[t]ˈlɪk wɪd[/t]] adj. 1) phs 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[/ex] 3) flowing …

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  • 8 liquid — /ˈlɪkwəd / (say likwuhd) adjective 1. composed of molecules which move freely among themselves but do not tend to separate like those of gases; neither gaseous nor solid. 2. of or relating to liquids: liquid measure. 3. such as to flow like… …

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  • 9 liquid — [14] Latin liquēre meant ‘be fluid’. From it was derived the adjective liquidus, which reached English via Old French (it was not used as a noun in the sense ‘liquid substance’ until the early 18th century). Also derived from liquēre was the noun …

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  • 10 liquid food — fluid food, nutritious liquid substance …

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  • 11 liquid — I. a. 1. Fluid. 2. Mellifluous, dulcet, soft, clear, flowing, melting. II. n. Fluid, liquor, liquid substance …

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  • 12 liquid — [14] Latin liquēre meant ‘be fluid’. From it was derived the adjective liquidus, which reached English via Old French (it was not used as a noun in the sense ‘liquid substance’ until the early 18th century). Also derived from liquēre was the noun …

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  • 13 Liquid-liquid extraction — Liquid liquid extraction, also known as solvent extraction and partitioning, is a method to separate compounds based on their relative solubilities in two different immiscible liquids, usually water and an organic solvent. It is an of a substance …

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  • 14 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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  • 15 Substance theory — Substance theory, or substance attribute theory, is an ontological theory about objecthood, positing that a substance is distinct from its properties. Substance is a core concept of ontology and metaphysics. Indeed, philosophies may be divided… …

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  • 16 Liquid nitrogen — (liquid density at the triple point is 0.707 g/mL) is the liquid produced industrially in large quantities by fractional distillation of liquid air and is often referred to by the abbreviation, LN2. It is pure nitrogen, in a liquid state. Liquid… …

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  • 17 Liquid Snake — Personnage de fiction Genre Masculin Espèce Humain Activité(s) Membre de Fox Houn …

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  • 18 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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  • 19 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 20 Liquid metal — may refer to* One of the five metallic elements liquid at or near room temperature, namely rubidium (melting point 39 °C, 102 °F), francium (27 °C, 81 °F), mercury (−39 °C, −38 °F), caesium (28 °C, 83 °F), and gallium (30 °C, 86 °F). One other… …

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