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liq·uid

liquid

 
 
pronunciation:
lI kwihd
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: in a form that flows easily and is neither a solid nor a gas.
Her mother poured the liquid medicine into a cup for her to drink.
synonyms:
fluid
similar words:
melted, molten, thawed
 
part of speech: noun
definition: a form of matter that flows easily and is neither a solid nor a gas. Liquid can take on the shape of any container it is poured into. Water that is neither vapor nor ice is a liquid.
Some kind of liquid was leaking out of the car.
 
synonyms:
fluid
similar words:
beverage, drink, liquor, sap, solution
derivations: liquidly (adv.), liquidness (n.)
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