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LIQUIFY (liquified)

 Dictionary entry overview: What does liquify mean? 

LIQUIFY (verb)
  The verb LIQUIFY has 2 senses:

1. make (a solid substance) liquid, as by heating
2. become liquid or fluid when heated

  Familiarity information: LIQUIFY used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LIQUIFY (verb)


Sense 1liquify [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Make (a solid substance) liquid, as by heating

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

liquidise; liquify; liquefy; liquidize

Context example:

liquefy the silver

Hypernyms (to "liquify" is one way to...):

alter; change; modify (cause to change; make different; cause a transformation)

Domain category:

natural philosophy; physical science; physics (the science of matter and energy and their interactions)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s something


Sense 2liquify [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Become liquid or fluid when heated

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Synonyms:

flux; liquify; liquefy

Context example:

the frozen fat liquefied

Hypernyms (to "liquify" is one way to...):

change integrity (change in physical make-up)

Domain category:

natural philosophy; physical science; physics (the science of matter and energy and their interactions)

Troponyms (each of the following is one way to "liquify"):

condense; distil; distill (undergo condensation; change from a gaseous to a liquid state and fall in drops)

dethaw; dissolve; melt; thaw; unfreeze; unthaw (become or cause to become soft or liquid)

fuse (become plastic or fluid or liquefied from heat)

Sentence frame:

Something ----s


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