1. [ adjective ] existing as or have characteristics of a liquid; especially tending to flow

"water and milk and blood are liquid substances"

Related terms: solid gaseous semiliquid watery liquefiable liquefied fluid state_of_matter
2. [ noun ] a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure
Related terms: fluid water liquor beverage ink snake_oil medium pyroligneous_acid antifreeze ammonia_water sheep_dip distillate alcohol supernatant
3. [ noun ] (chemistry) the state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility
Synonyms: liquidity liquidness
Related terms: state_of_matter liquefy
4. [ noun ] a substance in the fluid state of matter having no fixed shape but a fixed volume
Related terms: fluid water chemical_mace liquid_crystal artificial_blood elixir tuberculin extravasation instillation spill liquefy
5. [ adjective ] clear and bright
Synonyms: limpid

"the liquid air of a spring morning" "eyes shining with a liquid luster" "limpid blue eyes"

Related terms: clear
6. [ adjective ] filled or brimming with tears
Synonyms: watery swimming

"swimming eyes" "watery eyes" "sorrow made the eyes of many grow liquid"

Related terms: tearful
7. [ adjective ] smooth and flowing in quality; entirely free of harshness

"the liquid song of a robin"

Related terms: musical
8. [ adjective ] changed from a solid to a liquid state
Synonyms: liquified melted

"rivers filled to overflowing by melted snow"

Related terms: unmelted dissolved molten thawed fusible unfrozen
9. [ adjective ] yielding; lacking any hint of hardness

"the liquid stillness of the night enveloping him" "the liquid brown eyes of a spaniel"

Related terms: soft
10. [ adjective ] smooth and unconstrained in movement
Synonyms: flowing smooth fluid fluent

"a long, smooth stride" "the fluid motion of a cat" "the liquid grace of a ballerina" "liquid prose"

Related terms: graceful
11. [ adjective ] in cash or easily convertible to cash
Synonyms: fluid

"liquid (or fluid) assets"

Related terms: disposable
12. [ noun ] (linguistics,phonetics) a frictionless non-nasal continuant (especially `l' and `r')
Related terms: continuant_consonant
Similar spelling:   likuta