Definition of liquefaction
1 : the process of making or becoming liquid
2 : the state of being liquid
3 : conversion of soil into a fluidlike mass during an earthquake or other seismic event
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That’s because vibrations were breaking the adhesion between the piles and the sand—an effect called liquefaction.
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Medical Definition of liquefaction
1: the process of making or becoming liquid
2: the state of being liquid
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