Definition of Liquefaction

1. Noun. The conversion of a solid or a gas into a liquid.

Specialized synonyms: Dissolution, Dissolving
Generic synonyms: Phase Change, Phase Transition, Physical Change, State Change
Derivative terms: Liquefy, Liquefy, Liquefy



Definition of Liquefaction

1. n. The act or operation of making or becoming liquid; especially, the conversion of a solid into a liquid by the sole agency of heat.

Definition of Liquefaction

1. Noun. Process of, or state of having been, made liquid. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Liquefaction

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Liquefaction

1. The transformation of a gas into a liquid. (09 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Liquefaction

lipsyncs
liptinite
liptinites
liptinitic
lipuria
lipuric
lipyl
liquable
liquate
liquated
liquates
liquating
liquation
liquations
liquefacient
liquefaction (current term)
liquefaction degeneration
liquefactions
liquefactive
liquefactive necrosis
liquefiable
liquefication
liquefied
liquefied natural gas
liquefied petroleum gas
liquefier
liquefiers
liquefies
liquefy
liquefying

Literary usage of Liquefaction

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1. Elements of Chemistry: Including the Recent Discoveries and Doctrines of the by Edward Turner, Franklin Bache (1830)
"The temperature at which liquefaction takes place is called the melting point, ... The most important circumstance relative to liquefaction is the dis* ..."

2. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1878)
"Glass tube with thick sides in which the liquefaction of the gas::, is effected in M. ... Small apparatus ior the liquefaction of gases. ..."

3. Elementary Treatise on Physics Experimental and Applied ...: Experimental by Adolphe Ganot (1875)
"Change of volume on solidification and liquefaction. ... Phosphorus, for instance, increases 3-4 per cent, on liquefaction ; that is, 100 volumes of solid ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"Rarely has the liquefaction failed to take place in the expositions of May ... Moreover, there seem to be well-attested instances of liquefaction taking ..."

5. Opportunity 2000: Creative Affirmative Action Strategies for a Changing (1988)
"Coal liquefaction processes are generally categorized according to whether liquids ... The first step in the indirect liquefaction process is to produce a ..."

6. Heat a Mode of Motion by John Tyndall (1905)
"•Suppose we resist the expansion of the wax, what would the effect be upon the temperature of liquefaction ? When the wax is free, the heat has only to ..."

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