Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See liquation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Metallurgy) The process of separating a fusible substance from one less fusible, by means of a degree of heat sufficient to melt the one and not the other, as an alloy of copper and lead; liquation.

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  • noun metallurgy The process of separating a fusible substance from one less fusible, by means of a degree of heat sufficient to melt the one and not the other, as an alloy of copper and lead; liquation.

Etymologies

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Latin eliquatio, from eliquare to clarify, strain; e + liquare to make liquid, melt.

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