Definition of liquate
: to cause (a more fusible substance) to separate out of a combination or mixture by the application of heat liquate lead from its ore
liquationplay \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 1859See Words from the same year
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