Meaning of LIQUATE in English

LIQUATE

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈlī-ˌkwāt ]

transitive verb

( li·quat·ed ; li·quat·ing )

Etymology: Latin liquatus, past participle of liquare to make liquid; akin to Latin liquēre

Date: circa 1859

: to cause (a more fusible substance) to separate out of a combination or mixture by the application of heat

liquate lead from its ore

• li·qua·tion lī-ˈkwā-shən noun

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