becoming liquid; melting
Origin of liquescentClassical Latin liquescens, present participle of liquescere, to become liquid ; from liquere: see liquid
Becoming or tending to become liquid; melting.
Origin of liquescentLatin liqu&emacron;sc&emacron;ns, liqu&emacron;scent-, present participle of liqu&emacron;scere, to become liquid, inchoative of liqu&emacron;re, to be liquid.
- li·ques′cence, li·ques′cen·cy
(comparative more liquescent, superlative most liquescent)
From Latin liquescens, present participle of liquescere