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  Definition of liquid
  1. a frictionless non-nasal continuant (especially `l'' and `r'')
  2. the state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility
  3. a substance in the fluid state of matter having no fixed shape but a fixed volume
  4. a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure
  5. clear and bright; "the liquid air of a spring morning"; "eyes shining with a liquid luster"; "limpid blue eyes"
  6. in cash or easily convertible to cash; "liquid (or fluid) assets"
  7. smooth and unconstrained in movement; "a long, smooth stride"; "the fluid motion of a cat"; "the liquid grace of a ballerina"; "liquid prose"
  8. yielding; lacking any hint of hardness; "the liquid stillness of the night enveloping him"; "the liquid brown eyes of a spaniel"
  9. smooth and flowing in quality; entirely free of harshness; "the liquid song of a robin"
  10. changed from a solid to a liquid state; "rivers filled to overflowing by melted snow"
  11. existing as or having characteristics of a liquid; especially tending to flow; "water and milk and blood are liquid substances"
  12. filled or brimming with tears; "swimming eyes"; "watery eyes"; "sorrow made the eyes of many grow liquid"
Similar Words: liquidness, liquidity, limpid, fluid, flowing, fluent, smooth, melted, liquified, swimming, watery

 

See Also: unfrozen

 

Hyponyms: artificial blood, elixir, water, H2O, extravasation, instillation, liquid crystal, spill, tuberculin, beverage, drink, drinkable, potable, supernatant, alcohol, ammonia water, ammonia, ammonium hydroxide, antifreeze, distillate, distillation, pyroligneous acid, wood vinegar, medium, ink, liquor, sheep dip, snake oil

 

Attributes: state of matter, state

 

Derivational Morphology: liquefy, liquify, liquidize, liquidise, flux

 

Language Translations:
Afrikaans: vloeistof   Chinese: 液體  
Croatian: tekućina   Danish: væske  
Dutch: vloeibaar and vloeistof   Estonian: vedelik  
Finnish: neste and nestemäinen   French: liquide  
German: flüssig and Flüssigkeit   Greek: υγρό  
Hebrew: נוזל   Hungarian: folyadék and folyékony  
Indonesian: cairan   Interlingua: liquide and liquido  
Italian: liquido   Japanese: 液体  
Korean: 액체   Latvian: šķidrs and šķidrums  
Lithuanian: skystas and skystis   Malay: cecair  
Norwegian: flytende and væske   Polish: ciecz and ciekły  
Portuguese: ''(Brazil)'' líqüido and líqüido   Romanian: lichid  
Russian: жидкий and жидкость   Serbian: tečno  
Slovak: tekutý and tekutina   Slovene: tekoče and tekočina  
Spanish: líquido   Swedish: flytande and vätska  
Telugu: ద్రవం  
 
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