liquefacient

[ lik-wuh-fey-shuhnt ]

noun
  1. something that liquefies or promotes liquefaction.

Origin of liquefacient

1
First recorded in 1850–55; from Latin liquefacient- (stem of liquefaciēns, present participle of the verb liquefacere “to melt”), equivalent to lique- (stem of liquēre “to be liquid”) + -facient -facient

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British Dictionary definitions for liquefacient

liquefacient

/ (ˌlɪkwɪˈfeɪʃənt) /


noun
  1. a substance that liquefies or causes liquefaction

adjective
  1. becoming or causing to become liquid

Origin of liquefacient

1
C19: from Latin liquefacere to make liquid

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