variants: or less commonly reliquify
reliquefied also reliquified; reliquefying or reliquifying
Definition of reliquefy
1 economics : to return to a liquid financial state … if governments are going to buy these securities to support the markets and reliquefy them, there's a gain to be made there.— Amanda Morrall an economy that is beginning to reliquefy
2 : to return to a liquid state of matter Honey does not need refrigeration; just keep it in the pantry. If it should crystallize, sit the jar in a small pan of hot water to reliquify it.— Carol Stein and Debbie Moose The pooled blood eventually clotted but after about 30 minutes reliquefied.— Robert M. Hardaway
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