to make or become liquid.
- liq·ue·fi·a·ble, adjective
- liq·ue·fi·er, noun
- non·liq·ue·fi·a·ble, adjective
- non·liq·ue·fy·ing, adjective
- re·liq·ue·fy, verb, re·liq·ue·fied, re·liq·ue·fy·ing.
- un·liq·ue·fi·a·ble, adjective
- un·liq·ue·fied, adjective
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How to use liquefy in a sentence
The country does have other choices — a new pipeline for natural gas from Azerbaijan opened last month, and Greece also has a terminal for liquefied natural gas that can come from the United States, Qatar and elsewhere.Greek air-conditioning limits test country’s resolve to support Ukraine | Michael Birnbaum, Elinda Labropoulou | August 5, 2022 | Washington Post
Here’s Why It Could Help Save Our OceansAustralia is a laggard on climate action among developed countries, and it’s one of the world’s biggest exporters of coal and liquefied gas.The Great Barrier Reef Is Being Depleted by Pollution and Climate Change. Could 'Coral IVF' Save It? | Amy Gunia | December 29, 2021 | Time
He drags the pant cuffs of business partners into puddles of liquefied sleaze all along the way.The NFL is paying the price for underestimating its Daniel Snyder problem | Sally Jenkins | October 29, 2021 | Washington Post
This plant works a little differently than the Zurich plant, in that the captured carbon is liquefied then pumped underground into basalt caverns.The World’s Largest Direct Air Capture Plant Is Now Pulling CO2 From the Air in Iceland | Vanessa Bates Ramirez | September 9, 2021 | Singularity Hub
Slumping demandSince the 2016 workshop that spelled out the dangers of a vapor cloud explosion, six export terminals, with facilities to chill and liquefy natural gas, have begun operations, in Texas, Louisiana, Georgia and Maryland.Engineers raise alarms over the risk of major explosions at LNG plants | Will Englund | June 3, 2021 | Washington Post
liquefy a tube of nutrient gelatine (or agar, or other similar medium), by heating in a water-bath (Fig. 121).
liquefy three tubes of nutrient agar—nutrose agar or the like.
liquefy a tube of gelatine (or agar) by heat, pour it into a Petri dish, and allow it to solidify.
liquefy eight tubes of gelatine-agar and place them in the water-bath at 42° C, and cool down to that temperature.
Rub the solids in a mortar until they liquefy, then add the oil of peppermint.Secrets of Wise Men, Chemists and Great Physicians | William K. David
British Dictionary definitions for liquefy
(esp of a gas) to become or cause to become liquid
- liquefaction (ˌlɪkwɪˈfækʃən), noun
- liquefactive, adjective
- liquefiable, adjective
- liquefier, noun
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