Liquid definitions

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Of or being a liquid.
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Having been liquefied, especially:
  • Melted by heating.
    Liquid wax.
  • Condensed by cooling.
    Liquid oxygen.
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Flowing readily; fluid.

Added milk to make the batter more liquid.

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Having a flowing quality without harshness or abrupt breaks.

Liquid prose; the liquid movements of a ballet dancer.

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Articulated without friction and capable of being prolonged like a vowel.
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Clear and shining.

The liquid brown eyes of a spaniel.

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Existing as or readily convertible into cash.

Liquid assets.

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Readily flowing; fluid; specif., having its molecules moving freely with respect to each other so as to flow readily, unlike a solid, but because of cohesive forces not expanding indefinitely like a gas.
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Clear; limpid.

Liquid eyes.

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A consonant articulated without friction and capable of being prolonged like a vowel, such as English l and r.
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Flowing smoothly and musically, gracefully, etc.

Liquid verse.

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In cash or readily convertible into cash.

Liquid assets.

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Articulated without friction and capable of being prolonged like a vowel, as (l) and (r)
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A liquid substance.
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A liquid sound.
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The definition of liquid is something that has the consistency of water, that is neither a solid nor a gas, or assets that can be turned into cash easily and quickly.

Nitrogen in a flowing consistency like water is an example of something that would be described as liquid nitrogen.

Money in the bank is an example of an asset that would be described as a liquid asset.

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Liquid is defined as a substance that is neither a solid nor a gas.

Water is an example of a liquid.

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Flowing freely like water; fluid; not solid and not gaseous; composed of particles that move freely among each other on the slightest pressure.

Liquid nitrogen.

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(finance, of a market) Having sufficient trading activity to make buying or selling easy.
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One of four main states of matter , composed of molecules that can move about in a substance but are bound loosely together by intramolecular forces. Unlike a solid, a liquid has no fixed shape, but instead has a characteristic readiness to flow and therefore takes on the shape of any container. Because pressure transmitted at one point is passed on to other points, a liquid usually has a volume that remains constant or changes only slightly under pressure, unlike a gas.
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An investment or asset that can be quickly converted into cash at a price that closely resembles a fair market value. Treasury bills and widely-traded stocks are examples of liquid investments. Real estate and private equity investments are not liquid. A liquid market can accept large sell or buy orders without causing an inordinate influence on price. Liquidity risk is an uncertainty that is created from the inability to buy or sell an investment in a secondary market.
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(finance, of an asset) Easily sold or disposed of without losing value.
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Flowing or sounding smoothly or without abrupt transitions or harsh tones.

A liquid melody.

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(physics) A substance that is flowing, and keeping no shape, such as water; a substance of which the molecules, while not tending to separate from one another like those of a gas, readily change their relative position, and which therefore retains no definite shape, except that determined by the containing receptacle; an inelastic fluid.

A liquid can freeze to become a solid or evaporate into a gas.

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(phonetics) An l or r sound.
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Pronounced without any jar or harshness; smooth.

L and R are liquid letters.

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Fluid and transparent.

The liquid air.

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Origin of liquid

From Middle English liquide, from Old French liquide, from Latin liquidus (“fluid, liquid, moist"), from liquere (“to be liquid, be fluid").