liquefied

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

liquefied \liquefied\ adjective

1. converted to a liquid; as, liquified natural gas; liquified coal..

Syn: liquified. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

2. rendered liquid by heating; changed from a solid to a liquid state; melted.

Syn: molten, liquified. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

3. rendered liquid by dissolution in a solvent; -- of solids.

Syn: dissolved, liquified. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Liquefy \Liq"ue*fy\ (l[i^]k"w[-e]*f[imac]), verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Liquefied} (-f[imac]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Liquefying} (-f[imac]'[i^]ng).] [F. liqu['e]fier, L. liquere to be liquid + facere, -ficare (in comp.), to make. See {Liquid}, and {-fy}.]

1. To convert from a solid form to that of a liquid; to melt; to dissolve; and technically, to melt by the sole agency of heat. [WordNet sense 1]

2. To convert from a gaseous form into a liquid; as, to liquefy natural gas. [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

liquefied

adjective

1: reduced to a liquid state; "liquefied petroleum gas" [syn: {liquefied}, {liquified}]

2: reduced to liquid form by heating; "a mass of molten rock" [syn: {molten}, {liquefied}, {liquified}]


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