Meaning of LIQUID in English

LIQUID

I. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

dishwashing liquid

liquid assets

liquid refreshment (= alcoholic drink – used humorously )

I was in need of some liquid refreshment.

washing-up liquid

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

clear

Before him was a bowl of clear liquid , in which lay a complicated puzzle of interlocking rings.

The house like the other houses, veined, a private fountain of clear liquid .

Several companies, such as Johnstone's, Cuprinol, and Feb, also do a clear damp-proofing liquid .

I must have assumed at the time the clear burning liquid was medicine.

All patients received a traditional two day bowel preparation and were given clear liquids during this time.

He joined me at the table and poured out two generous measures of the clear liquid from the bottle.

dark

They searched for over an hour, following at first some vague footprints in the smudged, dark liquid .

The sensation was one of blood distending the veins until they were about to release geysers of the dark red liquid .

flammable

Mr Chittenden had already doused himself in a flammable liquid and set himself alight.

Class B for flammable liquids like gasoline, oil, and grease.

The occupant returned home at 10.30 last night to find flammable liquid had been poured through the letterbox.

hot

The hot liquid refreshed and strengthened her.

Turn the machine back on and slowly pour in the hot liquid .

The superintendent flicked it into the ashtray with the plastic spoon and sipped the hot liquid .

Stainless steel should be used for critical risk areas or for handling very hot liquids .

No time to shout out - the door clunked behind him. Hot liquid of tears brimmed in his head.

He tried a sip of tea and winced as the hot liquid scalded his tongue.

red

He put a little of the red liquid in the glass and added a packet of powder.

A thermometer measures temperature. Red liquid can move up or down.

A red liquid oozed over the floor.

The sensation was one of blood distending the veins until they were about to release geysers of the dark red liquid .

viscous

She moved as if she were in a dream, wading through viscous liquid .

Accepting then that the material making up the mantle can behave as a viscous liquid , this raises an interesting possibility.

Pools of viscous liquid started to spread across the floor.

The process is normally incomplete because crystallization takes place when the polymer is a viscous liquid .

■ VERB

absorb

It has to absorb all the liquid it requires through its skin.

It also absorbs less liquid , so slightly more is needed when trading it for regular flour.

add

Fluff gently with a fork, add oil or cooking liquid , onion, bell peppers, tomato, and olives.

Add the eggs, vanilla and buttermilk and mix well. Add the liquid to the dry ingredients and beat until smooth.

cook

She then strains that cooking liquid over sliced quinces, adding just enough fresh water to comfortably cover all the fruit.

Drain and reserve cup of the cooking liquid .

Drain oxtails and peanuts, reserving cooking liquid .

Strain cooking liquid through a fine sieve into a pot.

Fluff gently with a fork, add oil or cooking liquid , onion, bell peppers, tomato, and olives.

Allow birds to cool in the cooking liquid .

Drizzle the cooking liquid over the partridge and save the remainder to flavor soup stocks.

Add sherry to saute pan with cooking liquid , simmer briefly, and adjust seasoning.

drink

He put the glass to his lips and drank the liquid .

The redhead brought out some glasses and he drank the liquid down in one go.

form

We all know that ice floats on top of the pond, though crystals forming in any other liquid would sink to the bottom.

pour

She poured the leftover liquid into a small bowl.

I poured some liquid into a peanut butter jar and dumped some white powder in itit bubbled.

She was combing out her blonde hair and pouring a colourless liquid from a bottle over her head.

I poured a purplish liquid into the water; it spread through it like ink.

Turn the machine back on and slowly pour in the hot liquid .

When this scanning is complete, the 3D structure is released by pouring out the remaining liquid .

Remove the platter from the steamer and pour off the liquid .

reserve

Drain, reserving any liquid , and keep warm in a heated serving dish until the sauce is made.

Remove duck and pat dry with paper towels. Reserve basting liquid .

Drain oxtails and peanuts, reserving cooking liquid .

Add reserved marinade liquid and stock and bring to a simmer.

Strain reserved steeping liquid through paper coffee filter to remove sand.

strain

She then strains that cooking liquid over sliced quinces, adding just enough fresh water to comfortably cover all the fruit.

The next day, remove meat and drain on paper towels. Strain marinade and reserve liquid .

Cook for 2 minutes. Strain excessive liquid into a pan and retain the mushrooms and liquid for later use. 2.

Return onions to pan and then strain marinade liquid over rabbit.

Remove mushrooms and carefully strain soaking liquid to remove any grit or sand.

Chop finely. Strain reserved steeping liquid through paper coffee filter to remove sand.

Remove from heat and strain off any liquid .

use

And if current tests prove successful they could also be used with liquids .

Continue until all of the liquids have been used .

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

Add most of the flour to the liquid and stir the mixture.

Cook the rice until all the liquid is absorbed.

She screamed as the boiling liquid burned her skin.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

By this time, the mixture should be rich and pulpy with very little liquid . 3.

Given an adequate amount of glucose, the ethanol content of a fermenting liquid rises until it reaches about 12 percent.

Lais's hand shook as she downed the dense amber liquid .

Remove the platter from the steamer and pour off the liquid .

Show the students the liquids and identify them.

The column allows the ascending vapour to come into contact with the descending liquid .

The house like the other houses, veined, a private fountain of clear liquid .

II. adjective

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

asset

The need for short-term, highly liquid assets is low.

At certain times, banks may decide that it is prudent to hold a bigger proportion of liquid assets .

This is M4plus various other holdings of liquid assets .

They may also do so if they anticipate that their liquid assets may soon be squeezed by government monetary policy.

As we have seen throughout section 4.1, whatever their major business, all NBFIs maintain some stock of liquid assets .

Short-term liquid assets are held for active trading purposes and for buying long-term investments.

They therefore provide a secure and highly liquid asset for the banks.

A liquid asset is one which can be transformed into cash quickly and without loss of value.

crystal

The units use back light liquid crystal displays and, according to Burmarc, consume very little power.

Incoming phone numbers are displayed on a liquid crystal diode screen.

New products, including liquid crystal display televisions, long-life batteries and new materials offer promise for the future.

The front of the box is a flat panel, color liquid crystal display with tiny stereo speakers and a built-in microphone.

Measurements are shown on a liquid crystal display.

Sergeyev has developed a machine that uses liquid crystals to recover such energy from the surface of these objects.

Special liquid crystal glasses are required to see the 3D effect.

diet

The regimen consisted of a liquid diet for 36 hours, followed by an absolute fast for a further 12 hours.

Instead, they survive on a liquid diet that costs a staggering $ 10, 000 a month.

A Sister was carefully feeding him a liquid diet .

fertiliser

Plant detritus if available is sufficient, but if necessary it can also be nourished by liquid fertiliser .

An occasional application of liquid fertiliser is beneficial.

It allows the rate of pesticide or liquid fertiliser to be varied as the sprayer moves through the crop.

Keep the soil-based compost moist in the growing period and feed fortnightly with a standard liquid fertiliser .

Next Spring start feeding the plant every week with a liquid fertiliser .

If necessary a small amount of liquid fertiliser should be used to provide nourishment.

Your 60-minute action checklist Continue feeding the tomato plants and courgettes with a liquid fertiliser such as Maxicrop.

Keep fuchsia well watered during prolonged dry spells in summer and feed regularly with a potash-rich liquid fertiliser .

form

It comes in dried and liquid forms .

The remedy does not, as many people think, have to be taken in liquid form as a tea or medicine.

The low temperatures required to keep it in liquid form are much more easily maintained in space than on the ground.

Solvent based hard surface cleaners are always supplied in liquid form with industrial packs usually being 5 litres or thereabouts.

We emphasised in section 5.1 that bills are a very liquid form of asset.

In other words the vapour and liquid forms of water are indistinguishable above this point.

Dishwasher detergent comes in powder, concentrate or liquid form .

It would fly around in the atmosphere for a few hours, storing away oxygen in liquid form .

fuel

The government on June 3 liberalized the prices of liquid fuels , producing price increases of between 70 and 113 percent.

Some liquid fuel stoves can be carried with fuel already in the tank, usually enough for a weekend.

Use a filter funnel when filling your liquid fuel pressure stove.

helium

Obviously there is a price to be paid in holding the liquid helium temperatures.

The Kamikaze: One part liquid helium , two parts prussic acid.

Supplies of liquid helium are an absolute necessity in many modern science laboratories.

These micro-refrigerators are commercially available, and avoid the explosion hazard of liquid hydrogen and the expense of liquid helium .

hydrogen

These micro-refrigerators are commercially available, and avoid the explosion hazard of liquid hydrogen and the expense of liquid helium.

We then start to accumulate liquid hydrogen in an empty fuel tank.

Driving these cells were the contents of two liquid oxygen tanks and two liquid hydrogen tanks.

Since most of the mass of Uranus air is hydrogen , most of the output from the refrigeration system is liquid hydrogen.

Thus, this mission is so demanding that we are forced to use liquid hydrogen as the propellant.

By 1909 he was already aware of the superior potential of liquid hydrogen-liquid oxygen rocket engines.

market

A less liquid market could have unfavourable effects on the cost of raising capital.

To be successful, a futures contract must have a liquid market with low transactions costs associated with trading in the contract.

Dealing between GEMMs plays an important part in the maintenance of an efficient and liquid market .

mixture

For example, ethanol can be separated from a liquid mixture of ethanol and water by shaking the mixture with silica gel.

All liquid mixtures deviate from ideal behaviour to a greater or lesser extent.

The top line is a plot of vapour pressure of the liquid mixture against liquid composition.

The liquid mixture thus has a higher vapour pressure.

The liquid mixture cools until point a'.

Let us now consider a liquid mixture of composition c. This starts to form solid naphthalene at point c'.

Let us consider a liquid mixture of initial composition C in figure 6.21.

nitrogen

The specimens were weighed immediately, frozen in liquid nitrogen , and stored at -80°C.

The ceramics -- cables encased in a sheath of liquid nitrogen -- are being developed for power generation and other machinery applications.

In addition, it would consume liquid nitrogen for cooling purposes at approximately £20 per trip.

The tissue was then snap-frozen by immersion in liquid nitrogen before storage at -70°C for up to six months.

At both operations, biopsies from the tumour and non-tumour liver tissue were collected and snap frozen in liquid nitrogen .

After immersion in 40% glycerin solution at room temperature, they were placed on a copper stage and frozen with liquid nitrogen .

This test was used to ensure a 100% death rate of cells frozen in liquid nitrogen .

The specimens were frozen immediately in liquid nitrogen and subjected to autofluorescence microscopy.

oxygen

Boiling the liquid oxygen was as good a way of getting it out of the tank.

The engines of the Atlas burned a modified aviation fuel, similar to kerosene, with liquid oxygen .

The two prototype pumps, installed in the eastern Paris suburbs of Colombes and Rueil-Malmaison, use liquid oxygen .

Zubrin proposes burning methane with liquid oxygen for the return trip to Earth.

By doing without liquid oxygen at take-off, the plane's total weight would be cut almost in half.

In that case, we would think first of burning hydrocarbons with liquid oxygen , or even using the hydrogen-oxygen propellant combination.

Driving these cells were the contents of two liquid oxygen tanks and two liquid hydrogen tanks.

This removes half of the cryogenics problem but leaves us with liquid oxygen .

refreshment

And the signs are the journeys will made without liquid refreshment .

Oh, there were times when a few drops of liquid refreshment passed their lips.

A hearty supper was eaten and a bar constantly provided welcome liquid refreshment .

But at least there was liquid refreshment on hand in Ted's hour of need.

soap

For a more soluble preparation mix the usual amount of essential oil into a tablespoonful of unperfumed liquid soap .

We had rubbed liquid soap , big green handfuls of it, over each other.

There was a joyless odor in the air now somewhat reminiscent of liquid soap .

state

After the gas has flowed through the indoor coil and given up its heat, it condenses back to a liquid state .

waste

The plant's function is to turn radioactive liquid waste into glass blocks.

Improper drainage of liquid waste from espresso machine.

water

If liquid water appeared on the surface of a world that was in a vacuum, it would evaporate instantly.

The seas and rivers, lakes and glaciers, are gone; the dynamic play of rain and liquid water is absent.

Since the cells are closed, spindle-shaped tubes, the liquid water inside them is not very easy to get out.

The Moon is unfortunately a barren body devoid of atmosphere and liquid water .

Water is an exception since the density of ice is lower than that of liquid water.

If the findings pan out, Europa would be the first body outside of Earth where liquid water is abundant.

Having sunk, it would then be insulated from the Sun's warming rays by the liquid water above it.

There is no liquid water on the surface of Mars today because the pressure of the atmosphere is very low.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

liquid nitrogen

Certificates of deposit are not as liquid as money in a passbook account.

Treat your plants once a week with liquid fertiliser.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Liquid Nikwax A non-oily liquid wax which cleans as it waterproofs.

During the main growing season from April to September, frequent watering is required, adding a liquid houseplant feed each week.

It was assumed that the liquid discharge would disperse and be rendered harmless.

The protein-sparing modified fast was popularized in the form of liquid protein diets.

The SE-703 has been designed to replace traditional liquid solvent extraction usually used for sample preparation prior to chromatographic analysis.

This removes half of the cryogenics problem but leaves us with liquid oxygen.

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