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liquidize

Syllabification: liq·uid·ize
Pronunciation: /ˈlikwəˌdīz
 
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Definition of liquidize in English:

verb

[with object] British
Another term for liquefy.
Example sentences
  • She is still having to eat liquidised food, but we have been told by doctors she should make a good recovery.
  • Eventually his food was liquidised which looked horrendous.
  • I introduced a little liquidised bread on the float line and started to fish with a small piece of punched bread on the size 16 hook.

Derivatives

liquidizer

1
noun
Example sentences
  • A large-headed strainer with lugs and a short handle is available specifically for use with liquidizers and mixers.
  • Put tomatoes, water, ginger and garlic into a liquidizer and blend until smooth.
  • Place the lid back on tightly and pulse the liquidizer a couple of times on and off to break up the larger pieces of ice, before whizzing up to a semi-slushy milkshake consistency.

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