liquidize


liquidize

liquidize [lik-wi-dahyz] Word Origin verb (used with object), liq·uid·ized, liq·uid·iz·ing.

  1. to make liquid; liquefy.
  2. to stimulate; give facility to: a thought that liquidizes the imagination.
  3. to cause (a sound) to be full, round, mellifluous, etc.

Also especially British, liq·uid·ise. Origin of liquidize First recorded in 1830–40; liquid + -ize British Dictionary definitions for liquidize liquidize liquidise verb

  1. to make or become liquid; liquefy
  2. (tr) to pulverize (food) in a liquidizer so as to produce a fluid

Word Origin and History for liquidize v.

1837, “make liquid,” from liquid + -ize. Meaning “to run through a kitchen liquidizer” is from 1954. Related: Liquidized; liquidizing.

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