a pale blue, intensely cold liquid, obtained by the compression and cooling of air: used as a source of oxygen, nitrogen, and inert gases, and as a refrigerant.
air that has been liquefied by cooling. It is a pale blue and consists mainly of liquid oxygen (boiling pt: –182.9°C) and liquid nitrogen (boiling pt: –195.7°C): used in the production of pure oxygen, nitrogen, and the inert gases, and as a refrigerant
[lik-wid-am-ber, lik-wid-am-] /ˈlɪk wɪdˌæm bər, ˌlɪk wɪdˈæm-/ noun 1. any tree of the genus Liquidambar, including the sweet gum. 2. the fragrant, yellowish, balsamic liquid exuded by this tree, used in medicine. Compare (def 2). /ˌlɪkwɪdˈæmbə/ noun 1. any deciduous tree of the hamamelidaceous genus Liquidambar, of Asia and North and Central America, with star-shaped […]
- Liquid asset
An asset in the form of money, or one that can be converted quickly into money.
[lik-wi-deyt] /ˈlɪk wɪˌdeɪt/ verb (used with object), liquidated, liquidating. 1. to settle or pay (a debt): to liquidate a claim. 2. to reduce (accounts) to order; determine the amount of (indebtedness or damages). 3. to convert (inventory, securities, or other assets) into cash. 4. to get rid of, especially by killing: to liquidate the enemies […]
[lik-wi-dey-ter] /ˈlɪk wɪˌdeɪ tər/ noun 1. a person who assets, especially one authorized to do so by a court of law. 2. an official appointed by a court of law to direct the of a business. /ˈlɪkwɪˌdeɪtə/ noun 1. a person assigned to supervise the liquidation of a business concern and whose legal authorization, rights, […]