- to make or become liquid.
Origin of liquefy
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melt, fuse, dissolve, thaw; condense.
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Examples from the Web for liquefied
It would transport bitumen and liquefied natural gas drawn from the tar sands to refineries on the Gulf Coast, mainly in Texas.The Pipeline From Hell: There’s No Good Reason to Build Keystone XL
November 15, 2014
But the cherry is liquefied, frozen, with a cherry stem put into it, then dipped it into this incredibly dark chocolate.Inside Spain's Most Legendary Kitchen
August 25, 2009
Where solid media are employed they must first be liquefied by heat.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique</p>
John William Henry Eyre
If one of them had dared I wonder whether the blood would have liquefied.The Strange Case of Mortimer Fenley
No degree of cold, hitherto tried, has liquefied the gas when dry.
They are made waterproof by painting with paraffin, which has been liquefied in gasoline.Touring Afoot
Claude Powell Fordyce
Most of the atmospheric gases have not only been liquefied, but also frozen solid.Meteorology
Charles Fitzhugh Talman
- (esp of a gas) to become or cause to become liquid
C15: via Old French from Latin liquefacere to make liquid
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Word Origin and History for liquefied
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