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liquefy

verb liq·ue·fy \ˈli-kwə-ˌfī\

Simple Definition of liquefy

  • : to cause (something) to become liquid

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of liquefy

liquefied

liquefying

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to reduce to a liquid state

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to become liquid

liquefier

play \-ˌfī(-ə)r\ noun

Examples of liquefy in a sentence

  1. The vegetables were liquefied in a blender.

  2. The plastic liquefied in the intense heat.



Variants of liquefy

also

liquify

play \ˈli-kwə-ˌfī\

Origin and Etymology of liquefy

Middle English liquefien, from Anglo-French liquefier, from Latin liquefacere


First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with liquefy

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LIQUEFY Defined for Kids

liquefy

play
verb liq·ue·fy \ˈli-kwə-ˌfī\

Definition of liquefy for Students

liquefied

liquefying

  1. :  to make or become liquid





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