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liquid

liq·uid

liquid

 
 
pronunciation:
lI kwihd
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: consisting of molecules that move easily, unlike those of a solid, but tend not to separate, as do those of a gas.
Ice is matter in a solid state while water is matter in a liquid state.She finds the liquid medicine easier to take than the pill form.
synonyms:
fluid
similar words:
melted, molten, solvent, thawed
definition 2: having been made into a liquid, as by condensing a gas or melting a solid.
The liquid iron is poured into a mold.
 
synonyms:
dissolved, liquefied, liquescent, melted, molten, thawed
definition 3: flowing freely, as a substance, sound, movement, or passage of language.
The movements of classical ballet tend to be liquid rather than abrupt or jerky.
synonyms:
flowing, fluent, fluid
similar words:
gliding, mellifluous, streaming, tripping
definition 4: clear or shining.
Her sad, liquid eyes gazed at him intently.
synonyms:
clear, crystal, limpid, lucid, shining, shiny, transparent
similar words:
bright, radiant
definition 5: of assets, being in the form of cash, or easily convertible to cash.
They are very wealthy but their liquid assets are not plentiful, as most of their money is tied up in real estate.
synonyms:
fluid
similar words:
accessible, available, convertible, negotiable, ready
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a substance that is in a liquid state, such as water.
When you have a cold or the flu, you should drink plenty of liquids.
 
synonyms:
fluid
similar words:
beverage, drink, liquor, sap, solution
derivations: liquidly (adv.), liquidness (n.)
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