liquate

verb li·quate \ ˈlī-ˌkwāt \

Definition of liquate

liquated; liquating
transitive verb
: to cause (a more fusible substance) to separate out of a combination or mixture by the application of heat
  • liquate lead from its ore

liquation

play \lī-ˈkwā-shən\ noun

Origin and Etymology of liquate

Latin liquatus, past participle of liquare to make liquid; akin to Latin liquēre



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