Liquate



[lahy-kweyt] /ˈlaɪ kweɪt/ Metallurgy

verb (used with object), liquated, liquating.
1.
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.
2.
to become separated by such a fusion (often followed by out).
/ˈlaɪkweɪt/
verb
1.
(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

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