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
Recent Examples of liquefaction from the Web
Woodside, based in Australia, and Sempra have partnered on the project on the Texas Gulf Coast that is designed to include two natural gas liquefaction trains, LNG storage tanks, marine berths and ancillary facilities.
That’s because vibrations were breaking the adhesion between the piles and the sand—an effect called liquefaction.
Meanwhile, Woodside Petroleum Ltd. is courting energy majors like Exxon and Royal Dutch Shell Plc to abandon plans for new liquefaction facilities and instead feed gas into its existing Pluto plant.
About 30 new liquefaction trains need to be sanctioned by 2025 to stop a supply squeeze, Jack Fusco, chairman of U.S. LNG exporter Cheniere Energy Inc., said April 5 in Tokyo.
Woodside had planned several years ago to build a floating liquefaction terminal 425 kilometers (260 miles) off the coast of Australia to produce LNG from the Browse fields.
Insurers in London issued a guide to potential liquefaction of bulk cargo following the apparent sinking of the ore carrier Stellar Daisy.
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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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