liquefaction


liq·ue·fac·tion

noun \ˌli-kwə-ˈfak-shən\

Definition of LIQUEFACTION

1
:  the process of making or becoming liquid
2
:  the state of being liquid
3
:  conversion of soil into a fluidlike mass during an earthquake or other seismic event

Origin of LIQUEFACTION

Middle English, from Late Latin liquefaction-, liquefactio, from Latin liquefacere, from liquēre to be fluid + facere to make — more at do
First Known Use: 15th century

liq·ue·fac·tion

noun \ˌlik-wə-ˈfak-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LIQUEFACTION

1
: the process of making or becoming liquid
2
: the state of being liquid

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