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[lik-wuh-fahy] /ˈlɪk wəˌfaɪ/

verb (used with or without object), liquefied, liquefying.
to make or become .
verb -fies, -fying, -fied
(esp of a gas) to become or cause to become liquid

early 15c., from Old French liquefier “liquefy, dissolve,” from Latin liquefacere “make liquid, melt,” from liquere “be fluid” (see liquid (adj.)) + facere “to make” (see factitious).


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