Meaning of LIQUID in English

LIQUID

I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Middle French ~e, from Latin ~us, from liquēre to be fluid; akin to Latin lixa water, lye, and perhaps to Old Irish fliuch damp Date: 14th century flowing freely like water, having the properties of a ~ ; being neither solid nor gaseous, 3. shining and clear , being musical and free of harshness in sound, smooth and unconstrained in movement, articulated without friction and capable of being prolonged like a vowel , 4. consisting of or capable of ready conversion into cash , capable of covering current liabilities quickly with current assets, ~ity noun ~ly adverb ~ness noun II. noun Date: 1530 a ~ consonant, a fluid (as water) that has no independent shape but has a definite volume and does not expand indefinitely and that is only slightly compressible

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