Complete Definition of "liquid"

English

Pronunciation
IPA|/ˈlɪkwɪd/
SAMPA|/"lIkwId/
AHD|/lɪk'wɪd/
audio|en-us-liquid.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
en-noun|s|-

  1. A fundamental state of matter. Liquid is a state between solid and gaseous. A liquid can usually be contained within a glass or a similar container without allowing escape. A liquid can freeze to become a solid or evaporate into a gas.
  2. phonetics An l or r sound.

Translations

Afrikaans: vloeistof
Arabic: ARchar|محلول (maħlūl) m
Chinese: 液體 (yètǐ)
Croatian: t|hr|tekućina|f
Czech: t-|cs|kapalina|f, t-|cs|tekutina|f
Danish: væske c
Dutch: vloeistof f
Estonian: vedelik
Finnish: neste (1), likvida (2)
French: t+|fr|liquide|m
German: Flüssigkeit f
Greek: υγρό (igró) n (1,2)
Hebrew: נוזל (nózel) m
Hungarian: t+|hu|folyadék, t+|hu|lé
Indonesian: cairan
Interlingua: liquido
Italian: t+|it|liquido|m
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Japanese: 液体 (えきたい, ekitái)
Korean: 액체 (aekche)
Latvian: Å¡Ä·idrums m
Lithuanian: skystis m
Malay: cecair
Norwegian: væske f
Polish: ciecz f
Portuguese: líqüido m
Romanian: t-|ro|lichid|n
Russian: жидкость (žídkost’) f
Serbian: tečno n
Slovak: t-|sk|tekutina|f
Slovene: tekočina f
Spanish: t+|es|líquido|m
Swedish: t+|sv|vätska
Telugu: ద్రవం (dravam)

trans-top|an l or r sound
Croatian: t-|hr|likvida|f, t-|hr|tekućnik|m
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Related terms
liquidate
liquidizer
liquor

See also
fluid

Adjective
en-adj-more-most

  1. Existing in the physical state of a liquid. (Liquid nitrogen)
  2. finance Of an asset, easily sold or disposed of.
  3. finance Of a market, having sufficient trading activity to make buying or selling easy.

#: 2005: The spot foreign exchange market is the world’s largest and most liquid financial market. With a daily trading volume of over $1.5 trillion, the spot forex market can absorb trading sizes that dwarf the capacity of any other market. — xpresstrade.com 1

Antonyms
illiquid

Translations
trans-top|Existing in the physical state of a liquid
Czech: t-|cs|tekutý|m, t-|cs|kapalný|m
Dutch: vloeibaar, vloeibare
Finnish: nestemäinen, neste- (in compounds)
French: t+|fr|liquide|m|f
German: t+|de|flüssig
Hungarian: t-|hu|folyékony
Interlingua: liquide
Latvian: Å¡Ä·idrs m, Å¡Ä·idra f
Lithuanian: skystas m
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Norwegian: t-|no|flytende
Polish: ciekły m
Portuguese: (Brazil) líqüido, (Portugal) líquido
Romanian: t-|ro|lichid|m, t-|ro|lichidă|f
Russian: жидкий (žídkij)
Slovak: tekutý m, tekutá f, tekuté n
Slovene: tekoče n
Spanish: t+|es|líquido
Swedish: flytande
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trans-top|Of an asset, easily sold or disposed of
Czech: t-|cs|likvidní
Finnish: likvidi
French: t+|fr|liquide|m|f
German: t+|de|disponibel
Latvian: likvīds m, likvīda f
Lithuanian: : likvidus m
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Norwegian: t-|no|likvid
Portuguese: (Brazil) líqüido, (Portugal) líquido
Russian: ликвидный (likvídnyj)
Slovak: likvidné n
Spanish: t+|es|líquido
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trans-top|Of a market, having sufficient trading activity to make buying or selling easy
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Portuguese: (Brazil) líqüido, (Portugal) líquido
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Lithuanian: skysta f, likvidi f
ttbc|Slovak: likvidný m, likvidná f
ttbc|Slovene: tekoč m, tekoča f
ttbc|Telugu: ద్రవ (drava)

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