English adjective: liquid
|1.||liquid existing as or having characteristics of a liquid; especially tending to flow|
|Samples||Water and milk and blood are liquid substances.|
|Similar||fluid, liquefiable, liquefied, liquifiable, liquified, runny, semiliquid, watery|
|Attribute||state, state of matter|
|2.||liquid filled or brimming with tears|
Sorrow made the eyes of many grow liquid.
|3.||liquid clear and bright|
|Samples||The liquid air of a spring morning.|
Eyes shining with a liquid luster.
Limpid blue eyes.
|4.||liquid changed from a solid to a liquid state|
|Samples||Rivers filled to overflowing by melted snow.|
|Similar||dissolved, fusible, liquefied, liquified, molten, thawed|
|5.||liquid smooth and flowing in quality; entirely free of harshness|
|Samples||The liquid song of a robin.|
|6.||liquid smooth and unconstrained in movement|
|Samples||A long, smooth stride.|
The fluid motion of a cat.
The liquid grace of a ballerina.
|Synonyms||fluent, fluid, smooth|
|7.||liquid in cash or easily convertible to cash|
|Samples||Liquid (or fluid) assets.|
English noun: liquid
|1.||liquid (substance) a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure|
|Narrower (hyponym)||alcohol, ammonia, ammonia water, ammonium hydroxide, antifreeze, beverage, distillate, distillation, drink, drinkable, grume, ink, liquor, medium, potable, pyroligneous acid, sheep dip, snake oil, supernatant, water, wood vinegar|
|2.||liquid (state) the state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility|
|Synonyms||liquid state, liquidity, liquidness|
|Broader (hypernym)||state, state of matter|
|3.||liquid (substance) fluid matter having no fixed shape but a fixed volume|
|Narrower (hyponym)||artificial blood, elixir, extravasation, H2O, instillation, liquid crystal, spill, tuberculin, water|
|4.||liquid (communication) a frictionless continuant that is not a nasal consonant (especially `l' and `r')|