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< Middle English liquide < Old French liquide < Latin liquidus (fluid, liquid, moist) < liquere (to be liquid, be fluid).

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Liquid

Plural
countable and uncountable; plural Liquids

Liquid (countable and uncountable; plural Liquids)
  1. Patrono:Physics A substance that is flowing, and keeping no shape, such as water; a substance of which the molecules, while not tending to separate from one another like those of a gas, readily change their relative position, and which therefore retains no definite shape, except that determined by the containing receptacle; an inelastic fluid.
    A liquid can freeze to become a solid or evaporate into a gas.
  2. Patrono:Phonetics An l or r sound.

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The differentiation of a liquid as an incompressible fluid is not strictly correct, experiment having shown that liquids are compressible to a very limited extend. See fluid.

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Liquid (comparative more Liquid, superlative most Liquid)

Positive
Liquid

Comparative
more Liquid

Superlative
most Liquid

  1. Flowing freely like water; fluid; not solid and not gaseous; composed of particles that move freely among each other on the slightest pressure.
    liquid nitrogen
  2. (finance) Of an asset, easily sold or disposed of without losing value.
  3. (finance) Of a market, having sufficient trading activity to make buying or selling easy.
    • 2005, xpresstrade.com [1]
      The spot foreign exchange market is the world’s largest and most liquid financial market. With a daily trading volume of over $1.5 trillion, the spot forex market can absorb trading sizes that dwarf the capacity of any other market.

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