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Liquefy   /lˈɪkwəfˌaɪ/   Listen
Liquefy

verb
(past & past part. liquefied; pres. part. liquefying)
1.
Become liquid.
2.
Make (a solid substance) liquid, as by heating.  Synonyms: liquidise, liquidize, liquify.
3.
Become liquid or fluid when heated.  Synonyms: flux, liquify.






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"Liquefy" Quotes from Famous Books



... acknowledged by everybody. It is not to be wondered at that such efforts evoked a vigorous reaction on the part of established society, the more so as in any case the result of sophistic criticism—though not consciously its object—was to liquefy the moral principles on which the ...
— Atheism in Pagan Antiquity • A. B. Drachmann

... could detach themselves for such separate movement as they have at the best. Softly, almost imperceptibly, he drops his arms, and lets fall the viewless barrier which he had raised with them; he remains where he was, but the immense bodies he had stayed liquefy and move in their opposite courses, and for that time the ...
— London Films • W.D. Howells



Words linked to "Liquefy" :   physics, melt, change, change integrity, dethaw, dissolve, distil, modify, unfreeze, liquefaction, liquefiable, alter, condense, unthaw, thaw, change state, natural philosophy, turn, fuse, distill



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