Definition of "liquefy" []

  • To cause to become liquid, especially: (verb-transitive)
  • To melt (a solid) by heating. (verb-transitive)
  • To condense (a gas) by cooling. (verb-transitive)
  • To become liquid. (verb-intransitive)
  • (esp of a gas) to become or cause to become liquid (verb)

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Use "liquefy" in a sentence
  • "Speaking of which, the "i" in "ify" is there strictly for convenience, and is replaced by an "e" in such verbs as liquefy, which is another way of saying drinkify, and may yet catch on in the boardrooms of PepsiCo."
  • "The basic idea of the proposal is, in effect, to "liquefy" everyone's current employer-provided health insurance policies -- i.e., require all employers to pay in cash to each employee the actual cost of that individual's insurance policy, and that extra compensation would have to be used by each employee to purchase health insurance policies."
  • "Using the "liquefy" mode, blend until completely combined, smooth and creamy."