I. liq ‧ uid 1 W3 /ˈlɪkwəd, ˈlɪkwɪd/ BrE AmE noun
[uncountable and countable] a substance that is not a solid or a gas, for example water or milk:
Add a little more liquid to the sauce.
⇨ ↑ washing-up liquid
II. liquid 2 BrE AmE adjective
[ Date: 1300-1400 ; Language: French ; Origin: liquide , from Latin liquidus , from liquere 'to flow as a liquid' ]
1 . in the form of a liquid instead of a gas or solid:
Children take antibiotics in liquid form.
2 . technical easily changed into money by being sold or exchanged:
Their shares are more liquid than those of many smaller companies.
⇨ ↑ liquid assets
3 . liquid refreshment drink, especially alcoholic drink – used humorously
4 . literary clear and shiny, like water:
liquid green eyes
5 . literary liquid sounds are clear and pure