Mother-liquor Definition

noun
A concentrated solution from which a product may be obtained by crystallization.
American Heritage
The solution remaining after crystallization of some solute or salts has occurred, usually containing impurities.
American Heritage

Other Word Forms of Mother-liquor

Noun

Singular:
mother-liquor
Plural:
mother liquors

Origin of Mother-liquor

  • From mother

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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