liquidize

verb

liq·​uid·​ize ˈli-kwə-ˌdīz How to pronounce liquidize (audio)
liquidized; liquidizing

transitive verb

: to cause to be liquid

Examples of liquidize in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The move was aimed at preventing the courts from liquidizing the Japanese companies’ local assets, which would cause a further diplomatic rupture. Foster Klug, Kim Tong-Hyung, and Mari Yamaguchi, The Christian Science Monitor, 16 May 2023 While other options exist, such as the United States taking ownership of a failed lender or liquidizing all of the bank’s assets, those solutions contain political and financial risks that pose dangerous, more immediate threats to the financial system’s stability. Krystal Hur, CNN, 3 May 2023 Allow to cool a little, remove the bay leaf and liquidize in a blender (or leave in pan and blend with an immersion blender). Beth Segal, cleveland, 1 Mar. 2021 Boil the asparagus on a low flame, add the sugar, then liquidize in a blender. Duncan Hewitt, Smithsonian, 13 Jan. 2017 Aguachile rojo is Mexican-style ceviche with raw hamachi in citrus juice and red chilies liquidized with water, garnished with cucumber shreds. Linda Bladholm, miamiherald, 17 May 2017 Boil the asparagus on a low flame, add the sugar, then liquidize in a blender. Duncan Hewitt, Smithsonian, 13 Jan. 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1837, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of liquidize was in 1837

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“Liquidize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/liquidize. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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