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liquidize

[lik-wi-dahyz] /ˈlɪk wɪˌdaɪz/
verb (used with object), liquidized, liquidizing.
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, liquidise.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40; liquid + -ize
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British Dictionary definitions for liquidise

liquidize

/ˈlɪkwɪˌdaɪz/
verb
1.
to make or become liquid; liquefy
2.
(transitive) to pulverize (food) in a liquidizer so as to produce a fluid
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Word Origin and History for liquidise

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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