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Date: 1300-1400
Language: French
Origin: liquide, from Latin liquidus, from liquere 'to flow as a liquid'

liquid

2 adjective
     
liquid2
1 in the form of a liquid instead of a gas or solid:
Children take antibiotics in liquid form.
liquid soap
2 technical easily changed into money by being sold or exchanged:
Their shares are more liquid than those of many smaller companies.
liquid assets
3

liquid refreshment

drink, especially alcoholic drink - used humorously
4 literary clear and shiny, like water:
liquid green eyes
5 literary liquid sounds are clear and pure

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