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liquid

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adjective liq·uid \ˈli-kwəd\

Simple Definition of liquid

  • : capable of flowing freely like water : not a solid or a gas

  • : shining and clear

  • : clear, smooth, and pleasant in sound

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of liquid

  1. 1 :  flowing freely like water

  2. 2 :  having the properties of a liquid :  being neither solid nor gaseous

  3. 3 a :  shining and clear <large liquid eyes> b :  being musical and free of harshness in sound c :  smooth and unconstrained in movement d :  articulated without friction and capable of being prolonged like a vowel <a liquid consonant>

  4. 4 a :  consisting of or capable of ready conversion into cash <liquid assets> b :  capable of covering current liabilities quickly with current assets

liquidity

play \li-ˈkwi-də-tē\ noun

liquidly

play \ˈli-kwəd-lē\ adverb

liquidness

noun

Examples of liquid in a sentence

  1. Water and milk are liquid substances.

  2. The medicine is available in liquid form.

  3. She had large liquid eyes.

  4. the liquid notes of a bird

  5. the liquid grace of the dancer's movements



Origin and Etymology of liquid

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


First Known Use: 14th century

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liquid

noun liq·uid

Simple Definition of liquid

  • : a substance that is able to flow freely

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of liquid

  1. 1 :  a liquid consonant

  2. 2 :  a fluid (as water) that has no independent shape but has a definite volume and does not expand indefinitely and that is only slightly compressible

Examples of liquid in a sentence

  1. Water and milk are liquids.

  2. a bottle of green liquid



1530

First Known Use of liquid

1530

Other Chemical Engineering Terms



LIQUID Defined for Kids

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liquid

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adjective liq·uid \ˈli-kwəd\

Definition of liquid for Students

  1. 1 :  flowing freely like water <liquid detergent>

  2. 2 :  neither solid nor gaseous

  3. 3 :  clear and smooth or shining <liquid eyes>

  4. 4 :  made up of or easily changed into cash <liquid investments>




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liquid

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noun liq·uid

Definition of liquid for Students

  1. :  a substance that flows freely like water




Medical Dictionary

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liquid

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adjective liq·uid \ˈlik-wəd\

Medical Definition of liquid

  1. 1:  flowing freely like water

  2. 2:  having the properties of a liquid :  being neither solid nor gaseous




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liquid

noun liq·uid

Medical Definition of liquid

  1. :  a fluid (as water) that has no independent shape but has a definite volume and does not expand indefinitely and that is only slightly compressible




Law Dictionary

liquid

adjective liq·uid

Legal Definition of liquid

  1. 1a :  consisting of cash or capable of ready conversion into cash <liquid assets> b :  capable of covering current liabilities out of current assets especially in a rapid manner <a liquid insurer>

  2. 2 :  of or relating to a security or commodity with enough shares or units outstanding to hinder significant price variation from large transactions





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