Definitions English

  • The state of matter in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow, little or no tendency to disperse, and relatively high incompressibility.
  • Matter or a specific body of matter in this state.
  • Linguistics A consonant articulated without friction and capable of being prolonged like a vowel, such as English l and r.
  • Of or being a liquid.
  • Having been liquefied, especially:
  • Melted by heating: liquid wax.
  • Condensed by cooling: liquid oxygen.
  • Flowing readily; fluid: added milk to make the batter more liquid.
  • Having a flowing quality without harshness or abrupt breaks: liquid prose; the liquid movements of a Balinese dancer.
  • Linguistics Articulated without friction and capable of being prolonged like a vowel.
  • Clear and shining: the liquid brown eyes of a spaniel.
  • Readily convertible into cash: liquid assets.