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  • v. Present participle of liquefy. Alternative spelling of liquifying.


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  • Kamerlingh-Onnes succeeded in liquefying helium, starting a development that revealed many new and unexpected phenomena.

    The Nobel Prize in Physics 1978 - Presentation Speech

  • I should have to cover too much ground if I were to report here on the experimental equipment with which Kamerlingh Onnes was at last successful in liquefying helium, and on the enormous experimental difficulties which had to be overcome.

    Nobel Prize in Physics 1913 - Presentation Speech

  • In his celebrated electric furnace he succeeded in liquefying substances such as lime and magnesium oxide; in this way he produced calcium carbide and a whole series of other carbides, in pure and crystallized form, from which it was found that carbides were the most heat resistant of all chemical compounds.

    Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1910 - Presentation Speech

  • Other untapped unconventional methods of oil extraction, such as liquefying shale in Utah, Colorado and Wyoming, "could yield one trillion barrels of oil, an amount equal to the world's total consumption of oil since production began in 1959," if Congress does not keep this oil off-limits. Current News - Top Stories

  • Robot coupe Commercial Mini Power Mixer 7 "Commercial Mini Power Mixer MMP170W Mini Power Mixers are ideal for processing small quantities such as liquefying soups, sauces, pureeing fruits / vegetables, and preparing the smoothest of pates in just minutes!

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  • "The renewable-energy tax incentives tucked into the financial bailout package passed by the House on Friday include billions of dollars in breaks for old-fashioned fossil-fuel processes such as liquefying coal and squeezing petroleum out of sand and rock ...

    Organic Consumers Association News Headlines

  • They principally act to slow down the prey, and actually begin the process of digestion by liquefying the tissues of the prey.

    Ze Widow, She Is Black

  • The beast jolted up, joints liquefying to lava and arms rising.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • Some people (e.g., me) are mildly allergic to eggplant; to prevent my baba ghanoush from liquefying and draining my insides, I balanced it with this delicious digestive-friendly hummus.

    Stefan Beck: Wrap Party: Freund's The Mummy and Baba Ghanoush

  • Her final summation was "though well-written, the heroes 'lengthy journeys slow the story to a pace almost as tormenting as organ-liquefying micro-machines."

    MIND MELD: Shrewd Writing Advice From Some of Science Fiction's & Fantasy's Best Writers


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