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liquefy

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Physics
liquefyliq‧ue‧fy /ˈlɪkwəfaɪ/ verb (liquefied, liquefying, liquefies) [intransitive, transitive]  formalHPLIQUID to become liquid, or make something become liquid
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liquefySome gases liquefy at cold temperatures.In the event of the sand liquefying below the basement, the soil should still be able to support the building.Indeed, only one known substance is harder to liquefy than hydrogen: helium gas.Pumps and refrigeration equipment, powered by the heat source, turn on and start liquefying the atmosphere.Meanwhile, in a blender, liquefy the cottage cheese and milk.Liquefaction of Gases A gas becomes more difficult to liquefy the higher its temperature.To liquefy them for storage in propellant tanks, a considerable amount of electrical energy must be expended to run refrigeration equipment.A gas liquefies when the attractive forces between the molecules are sufficient to bind them together in liquid form.Within himself he would have a sensation of liquefying with giggles and of becoming extremely thin, like a puddle.
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Verb table
liquefy
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyliquefy
he, she, itliquefies
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyliquefied
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave liquefied
he, she, ithas liquefied
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad liquefied
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill liquefy
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have liquefied
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam liquefying
he, she, itis liquefying
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you, we, theyare liquefying
Past
I, he, she, itwas liquefying
you, we, theywere liquefying
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been liquefying
he, she, ithas been liquefying
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been liquefying
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be liquefying
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been liquefying
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