[lik-wuh-fak-shuh n] /ˌlɪk wəˈfæk ʃən/
the act or process of or making .
the state of being .
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)
- 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 […]
- Liquefied natural gas
noun 1. a mixture of various gases, esp methane, liquefied under pressure for transportation and used as an engine fuel LNG
noun 1. a gas liquefied by compression, consisting of flammable hydrocarbons, as propane and butane, obtained as a by-product from the refining of petroleum or from natural gas: used chiefly as a domestic fuel in rural areas, as an industrial and motor fuel, and in organic synthesis, especially of synthetic rubber. noun 1. a mixture […]