liquefy

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verb liq·ue·fy \ˈli-kwə-ˌfī\
variants: or less commonly

liquify

Definition of liquefy

liquefied

;

liquefying

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to reduce to a liquid state

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to become liquid

liquefier

play \ˈli-kwə-ˌfī(-ə)r\ noun

Examples of liquefy in a sentence

  1. The vegetables were liquefied in a blender.

  2. The plastic liquefied in the intense heat.

Origin and Etymology of liquefy

Middle English liquefien, from Anglo-French liquefier, from Latin liquefacere


First Known Use: 15th century


LIQUEFY Defined for English Language Learners

liquefy

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verb liq·ue·fy \ˈli-kwə-ˌfī\

Definition of liquefy for English Language Learners

  • : to cause (something) to become liquid


LIQUEFY Defined for Kids

liquefy

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verb liq·ue·fy \ˈli-kwə-ˌfī\

Definition of liquefy for Students

liquefied

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liquefying

  1. :  to make or become liquid



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