- 1Having a consistency like that of water or oil, i.e., flowing freely but of constant volume.More example sentences
- Gazpachos can thus range in consistency from very liquid to almost solid.
- Most strippers have either a semi-paste or a thin liquid consistency, the premium agent of which is methylene chloride.
- Allow the chocolate to melt over the hot water and stir it occasionally until it has achieved a liquid consistency.
- 1.1Having the clear shimmer of water: looking into those liquid dark eyesMore example sentences
- This lake, though looking as liquid as water, was not clear, but black.
- My truth is warm liquid dark eyes and truly good people.
- My attention shifted to Jason, who was currently looking straight at his cousin, his dark eyes pensive, liquid pools of thought.
- 1.2Denoting a substance normally a gas that has been liquefied by cold or pressure: liquid oxygenMore example sentences
- There are a variety of less-polluting oil and gas fuels, including liquid petroleum gas, liquefied natural gas and compressed natural gas.
- Frozen leaves were ground to a powder in a mortar with a pestle in the presence of liquid nitrogen in a cold room.
- Therefore liquid hydrogen tanks would need to be much larger and at the same time stronger and insulated in order to hold the extremely cold liquid hydrogen.
- 1.3Not fixed or stable; fluid.More example sentences
- At times there are bursts of pure, liquid dance, at others performers are grabbing handfuls of skin and carrying each other around.
- At the other extreme are flowing, liquid garments.
- Now Kiefer was demonstrating a jump shot and his body was pure grace and liquid movement.
- 2(Of a sound) clear, pure, and flowing; harmonious: the liquid song of the birdsMore example sentences
- Pure liquid trills of a Bulbul coming from some nearby tree bought a smile of delight to his lips.
- From the clipped liquid sounds it spoke I'd guess it had gotten little more than half the sounds I'd spoken.
- The gentle liquid sound of the pool was louder when the wind came.
- 4(Of assets) held in cash or easily converted into cash.More example sentences
- All are short-term, highly liquid assets that can easily be converted into cash and used as currency.
- Ten percent of it must be in the form of Singapore government securities, with the rest in the form of cash or other liquid assets.
- The best asset plays are those that hold large chunks of cash, liquid investments and property - items that are readily re-usable or re-saleable.
- 4.2(Of a market) having a high volume of activity.More example sentences
- The capital return is predictable, the market is highly liquid, the costs are low, the likelihood of trading statement shock avoided and returns of capital as good as guaranteed.
- Depository receipts are typically used to allow a stock to trade on a more lucrative, more exposed, more liquid market.
- Swan attributes this to better yields in Britain, lower vacancy rates and transaction costs and a more liquid market in general.
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- 2 Phonetics A liquid consonant.More example sentences
- Indeed, the poems themselves employ a vocabulary of linguistics: plosive, liquids, vocables, vowels, consonants.
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- Exterior landscape and architecture liquidly transition into shots of the actors.
- The multistrand material, which glistened almost liquidly, turned out to be grounding braid, more commonly used by electricians than by artists.
- Silently he began moving his hands liquidly as he spoke.
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- But perhaps ‘established trade practice’ in the hair products industry puts the line between solid and liquid directly between the solidy liquidness of shampoo and the liquidy solidness of gel.
- Every movement of the eyeball becomes exaggerated, and there's a liquidness to the lens itself.
- Her studio is a laboratory in which she experiments with various color combinations, degrees of liquidness, and/or tighter or looser intervals between wider or narrower bands and streaks.
late Middle English: from Latin liquidus, from liquere 'be liquid'.