liquate

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin liquatus, past participle of liquare (to melt).

Verb[edit]

liquate (third-person singular simple present liquates, present participle liquating, simple past and past participle liquated)

  1. (metalworking) To separate by fusion, as a more fusible from a less fusible material.
  2. To melt; to become liquid.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Woodward to this entry?)

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

liquāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of liquātus