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Definition 1: a frictionless continuant that is not a nasal consonant (especially `l' and `r') - [noun denoting communication]

(liquid is a kind of ...) a speech sound that is not a vowel

Definition 2: the state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for liquid in the sense of this definition

(liquid is a kind of ...) (chemistry) the three traditional states of matter are solids (fixed shape and volume) and liquids (fixed volume and shaped by the container) and gases (filling the container)

"the solid state of water is called ice"

Definition 3: fluid matter having no fixed shape but a fixed volume - [noun denoting substance]

(liquid is a kind of ...) continuous amorphous matter that tends to flow and to conform to the outline of its container: a liquid or a gas

(... is a kind of liquid ) a liquid that can carry large amounts of oxygen and can serve as a temporary substitute for blood

(... is a kind of liquid ) a sweet flavored liquid (usually containing a small amount of alcohol) used in compounding medicines to be taken by mouth in order to mask an unpleasant taste

(... is a kind of liquid ) binary compound that occurs at room temperature as a clear colorless odorless tasteless liquid; freezes into ice below 0 degrees centigrade and boils above 100 degrees centigrade; widely used as a solvent

(... is a kind of liquid ) an extravasated liquid (blood or lymph or urine); the product of extravasation

(... is a kind of liquid ) a liquid that is instilled drop by drop

(... is a kind of liquid ) a liquid exhibiting properties of a crystal that are not shown by ordinary liquids

(... is a kind of liquid ) liquid that is spilled

"clean up the spills"

(... is a kind of liquid ) a sterile liquid containing a purified protein derivative of the tuberculosis bacterium; used in the diagnosis of tuberculosis

Definition 4: a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure - [noun denoting substance]

(liquid is a kind of ...) a substance that is fluid at room temperature and pressure

(... is a kind of liquid ) any liquid suitable for drinking

"may I take your beverage order?"

(... is a kind of liquid ) a liquid mixture containing pesticides in which sheep are dipped to kill parasites

(... is a kind of liquid ) a liquid substance that is a solution (or emulsion or suspension) used or obtained in an industrial process

"waste liquors"

(... is a kind of liquid ) a thick viscous liquid

(... is a kind of liquid ) a liquid used for printing or writing or drawing

(... is a kind of liquid ) a liquid with which pigment is mixed by a painter

(... is a kind of liquid ) a red-brown liquid formed in distillation of wood which contains acetic acid, methanol, acetone, wood oils, and tars

(... is a kind of liquid ) a purified liquid produced by condensation from a vapor during distilling; the product of distilling

(... is a kind of liquid ) a liquid added to the water in a cooling system to lower its freezing point

(... is a kind of liquid ) a water solution of ammonia

(... is a kind of liquid ) any of a series of volatile hydroxyl compounds that are made from hydrocarbons by distillation

(... is a kind of liquid ) the clear liquid that lies above a sediment or precipitate

(... is a kind of liquid ) a liquid necessary for the life of most animals and plants

"he asked for a drink of water"

(... is a kind of liquid ) (medicine) any of various liquids sold as medicine (as by a travelling medicine show) but medically worthless

Definition 5: existing as or having characteristics of a liquid; especially tending to flow - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where liquid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • water and milk and blood are liquid substances

(liquid is similar to ...) characteristic of a fluid; capable of flowing and easily changing shape

(liquid is similar to ...) capable of being liquefied

(liquid is similar to ...) reduced to a liquid state

"liquefied petroleum gas"

(liquid is similar to ...) somewhat liquid

(liquid is similar to ...) relating to or resembling or consisting of water

"a watery substance" "a watery color"

(... are attributes of liquid) (chemistry) the three traditional states of matter are solids (fixed shape and volume) and liquids (fixed volume and shaped by the container) and gases (filling the container)

"the solid state of water is called ice"

Definition 6: changed from a solid to a liquid state - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where liquid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • rivers filled to overflowing by melted snow

Synonyms for liquid in the sense of this definition

(liquid is similar to ...) (of solid matter) reduced to a liquid form

"add the dissolved gelatin"

(liquid is similar to ...) capable of being melted and fused

(liquid is similar to ...) reduced to liquid form by heating

"a mass of molten rock"

(liquid is similar to ...) no longer frozen solid

"the thawed ice was treacherous"

(means also ...) not frozen

"unfrozen ground"

Definition 7: clear and bright - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where liquid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the liquid air of a spring morning
  • eyes shining with a liquid luster
  • limpid blue eyes

Synonyms for liquid in the sense of this definition

(liquid is similar to ...) allowing light to pass through

"clear water" "clear plastic bags" "clear glass" "the air is clear and clean"

Definition 8: in cash or easily convertible to cash - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where liquid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • liquid (or fluid) assets

Synonyms for liquid in the sense of this definition

(liquid is similar to ...) free or available for use or disposition

"every disposable piece of equipment was sent to the fire" "disposable assets"

Definition 9: smooth and unconstrained in movement - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where liquid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a long, smooth stride
  • the fluid motion of a cat
  • the liquid grace of a ballerina

Synonyms for liquid in the sense of this definition

(liquid is similar to ...) characterized by beauty of movement, style, form, or execution

Definition 10: smooth and flowing in quality; entirely free of harshness - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where liquid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the liquid song of a robin

(liquid is similar to ...) characteristic of or resembling or accompanied by music

"a musical speaking voice" "a musical comedy"

Definition 11: filled or brimming with tears - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where liquid or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • swimming eyes
  • sorrow made the eyes of many grow liquid

Synonyms for liquid in the sense of this definition

(liquid is similar to ...) filled with or marked by tears

"tearful eyes" "tearful entreaties"

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