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li kwuhd

  • n  a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure
  • n  the state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility
  • n  fluid matter having no fixed shape but a fixed volume
  • n  a frictionless continuant that is not a nasal consonant (especially `l' and `r')
  • a  existing as or having characteristics of a liquid; especially tending to flow
    water and milk and blood are liquid substances
  • s  filled or brimming with tears
    sorrow made the eyes of many grow liquid
  • s  clear and bright
    the liquid air of a spring morning
    eyes shining with a liquid luster
  • a  changed from a solid to a liquid state
  • s  smooth and flowing in quality; entirely free of harshness
    the liquid song of a robin
  • s  smooth and unconstrained in movement
    the liquid grace of a ballerina
  • s  in cash or easily convertible to cash
    liquid (or fluid) assets

  • Food processors use liquid hydrogen to stiffen oils into shortening through "hydrogenation.
  • Liquid prescription medicine, if the name on the bottle matches the name on the traveler's ticket, and up to 5 oz.
  • Peroxide-based liquid explosives "are sensitive to heat, shock, and friction, can be initiated simply with fire or electrical charge, and can also be used to produce improvised .
News & Articles


  • President Bush in Reuters
    Our economy is large and it's open and flexible. Our capital markets are some of the deepest and most liquid. And the long-term health and strong foundation of our economy will shine through and be reflected in currency values,Bush said.
  • Ben Bernanke in Houston Chronicle
    The Fed "is working to promote liquid, well-functioning financial markets, which are essential for economic growth," Chairman Ben Bernanke said in a conference call with reporters Sunday night.
  • Irving Penn in San Diego Union Tribune
    Over the years I must have spent thousands of hours silently brushing on the liquid coatings, preparing each sheet in anticipation of reaching the perfect print,Penn wrote in his own account of his career, "Passage: A Work Record."

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