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liquify

verb -fies, -fying or -fied
  1. another spelling of liquefy
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Derived Formsliquifaction (ˌlɪkwɪˈfækʃən), nounliquifactive, adjectiveliquifiable, adjectiveliquifier, noun
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Historical Examples

  • An unsuccessful attempt lately made in Vienna to liquify oxygen, clearly shows this enormous resistance.

    Essays: Scientific, Political, & Speculative, Vol. I

    Herbert Spencer

  • An unsuccessful attempt lately made at Vienna to liquify oxygen, clearly shows this enormous resistance.

  • Once solidified, this oil does not liquify until the temperature reaches 2C.

  • He designed to relieve the ear from the clash of supernumerary consonants, and to liquify by a vowelly confluence.

  • They should be heated only sufficient to liquify them, or the acid of the jelly might curdle the blanc-mange.


Word Origin and History for liquify

v.

alternative spelling of liquefy.

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