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 liquēscēns liquēscent- present participle of liquēscere to become liquid inchoative of liquēre to be liquid
- li·ques′cence li·ques′cen·cy
(comparative more liquescent, superlative most liquescent)
From Latin liquescens, present participle of liquescere