[ UK /lˈɪkwɪd/ ]
[ US /ˈɫɪkwəd, ˈɫɪkwɪd/ ]
[ US /ˈɫɪkwəd, ˈɫɪkwɪd/ ]
existing as or having characteristics of a liquid; especially tending to flow
water and milk and blood are liquid substances
clear and bright
the liquid air of a spring morning
eyes shining with a liquid luster
limpid blue eyes
filled or brimming with tears
sorrow made the eyes of many grow liquid
changed from a solid to a liquid state
rivers filled to overflowing by melted snow
smooth and unconstrained in movement
the fluid motion of a cat
the liquid grace of a ballerina
a long, smooth stride
in cash or easily convertible to cash
liquid (or fluid) assets
smooth and flowing in quality; entirely free of harshness
the liquid song of a robin
- a frictionless continuant that is not a nasal consonant (especially `l' and `r')
- fluid matter having no fixed shape but a fixed volume
- a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure
- the state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility
How To Use liquid In A Sentence
- By adding the chlorides of strontian, uranium, potassium, sodium, iron, or copper to the liquid, various effects may be produced, and these bodies will be found to produce the same color on the plate that their flame gives to alcohol. American Hand Book of the Daguerreotype
- He and Barton were now called upon for their names, and in return, we were favoured with the liquid and vowelly appellatives, by which our ingenuous and communicative acquaintances were respectively designated. The Island Home
- Italian is rich in broad open vowels and liquid consonants.
- synthetic detergents are in the form of powder or liquid.
- The space left by evaporation is called the ullage, while the liquid lost is sometimes called the ‘angels' share’ and is particularly financially significant in the production of older cognac and Armagnac.
- To avoid having sodium react with oxygen or water vapor in the air, it is usually stored under kerosene, naphtha, or some other organic liquid with which it does not react.
- The attractive forces between molecules in a liquid are called surface tension forces and are what hold the liquid together.
- The black and white images suggested a lunar surface with bright elevated land masses, grooved by sloping drainage channels and seemingly surrounded by dark, still pools of oily liquid.
- It will thicken as it sits and the liquid drips through. Times, Sunday Times
- In some recipes, such as tabbouleh, bulgur can be soaked in liquid without requiring cooking. The Kitchn