[lahy-kweyt] /ˈlaɪ kweɪt/ Metallurgy
verb (used with object), liquated, liquating.
to heat (an alloy or mixture) sufficiently to melt the more fusible matter and thus to separate it from the rest, as in the refining of tin.
verb (used without object), liquated, liquating.
to become separated by such a fusion (often followed by out).
(transitive) often foll by out. to separate one component of (an alloy, impure metal, or ore) by heating so that the more fusible part melts
[lik-wuh-fey-shuh nt] /ˌlɪk wəˈfeɪ ʃənt/ noun 1. something that liquefies or promotes liquefaction. /ˌlɪkwɪˈfeɪʃənt/ noun 1. a substance that liquefies or causes liquefaction adjective 2. becoming or causing to become liquid liquefacient liq·ue·fa·cient (lĭk’wə-fā’shənt) n. An agent capable of causing a solid to become liquid.
[lik-wuh-fak-shuh n] /ˌlɪk wəˈfæk ʃən/ noun 1. the act or process of or making . 2. the state of being . n. late 15c., from French liquéfaction, from Late Latin liquefactionem (nominative liquefactio), noun of action from past participle stem of liquefacere “to make liquid, melt” (see liquefy). liquefaction liq·ue·fac·tion (lĭk’wə-fāk’shən) n. liquefaction (lĭk’wə-fāk’shən)
- Liquefactive necrosis
liquefactive necrosis liq·ue·fac·tive necrosis (lĭk’wə-fāk’tĭv) n. Necrosis marked by a circumscribed lesion consisting of the fluid remains of necrotic tissue that was digested by enzymes. Also called colliquative necrosis.
[lik-wuh-fahy] /ˈlɪk wəˌfaɪ/ verb (used with or without object), liquefied, liquefying. 1. to make or become . /ˈlɪkwɪˌfaɪ/ verb -fies, -fying, -fied 1. (esp of a gas) to become or cause to become liquid v. early 15c., from Old French liquefier “liquefy, dissolve,” from Latin liquefacere “make liquid, melt,” from liquere “be fluid” (see liquid […]