liquate

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verb li·quate \ˈlī-ˌkwāt\

Definition of liquate

liquated

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liquating

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  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


First Known Use: circa 1859



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