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liquid

Pronunciation: lik'wid

Definition:

  1. An inelastic substance (water) that is neither solid nor gaseous and in which the molecules are relatively free to move with respect to each other yet still are restricted by intermolecular forces.
  2. Flowing like water.

[L. liquidus]

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