a suspension of finely divided gold in a vegetable oil, used chiefly for gilding ceramic ware.
[li-kwid-i-tee] /lɪˈkwɪd ɪ ti/ noun 1. a state or quality. 2. the ability or ease with which assets can be converted into cash. /lɪˈkwɪdɪtɪ/ noun 1. the possession of sufficient liquid assets to discharge current liabilities 2. the state or quality of being liquid n. 1610s, “quality of being liquid,” from Late Latin liquiditatem (nominative […]
- Liquidity event
noun 1. the ending of an investor’s involvement in a business venture with a view to realizing a gain or loss from the investment noun See exit strategy
noun 1. (in Keynesian economics) the degree of individual preference for cash over less liquid assets. noun 1. (economics) the desire to hold money rather than other assets, in Keynsian theory based on motives of transactions, precaution, and speculation
- Liquidity ratio
noun 1. Also called liquid assets ratio. the ratio of those assets that can easily be exchanged for money to the total assets of a bank or other financial institution 2. the ratio of a company’s liquid assets to its current liabilities, used as a measure of its solvency 3. another name for cash ratio