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Adjective
/ˈlikwid/,
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Having a consistency like that of water or oil, i.e., flowing freely but of constant volume,
  1. Having a consistency like that of water or oil, i.e., flowing freely but of constant volume

  2. Having the clear shimmer of water
    • - looking into those liquid dark eyes
  3. Denoting a substance normally a gas that has been liquefied by cold or pressure
    • - liquid oxygen
  4. Not fixed or stable; fluid

  5. (of a sound) Clear, pure, and flowing; harmonious
    • - the liquid song of the birds
  6. (of a consonant) Produced by allowing the airstream to flow over the sides of the tongue, typically l and r, and able to be prolonged like a vowel

  7. (of assets) Held in cash or easily converted into cash

  8. Having ready cash or liquid assets

  9. (of a market) Having a high volume of activity

Noun
  1. A liquid substance
    • - drink plenty of liquids
  2. A liquid consonant


  1. a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure
  2. existing as or having characteristics of a liquid; especially tending to flow; "water and milk and blood are liquid substances"
  3. the state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility
  4. filled or brimming with tears; "swimming eyes"; "sorrow made the eyes of many grow liquid"
  5. fluid matter having no fixed shape but a fixed volume
  6. clear and bright; "the liquid air of a spring morning"; "eyes shining with a liquid luster"; "limpid blue eyes"
  7. Liquid is one of the three classical states of matter. Like a gas, a liquid is able to flow and take the shape of a container, but, like a solid, it resists compression. Unlike a gas, a liquid does not disperse to fill every space of a container, and maintains a fairly constant density. ...
  8. Liquid!, aka Liquid Graphics, is a firm which has had employees work as colorists in the comics industry. It was established by Aron Lusen and Christian Lichtner in 1996.
  9. Liquid is a Recoil studio album, released by Mute Records on March 21, 2000. It was recorded at Alan Wilder's home studio, The Thin Line, in Sussex, during sessions that lasted from July 1998 to June 1999. ...
  10. Liquid and digits is a type of gestural, interpretive, rave and urban street dance that sometimes involve aspects of pantomime. ...
  11. Jars of Clay is the eponymous first full-length album by Christian rock group Jars of Clay. It was released on October 24, 1995 by Essential Records. The album has been highly acclaimed, being one of few Christian albums of the mid-nineties to achieve platinum status. ...
  12. In phonetics, liquids or liquid consonants are a class of consonants consisting of lateral consonants together with rhotics.Ladefoged and Maddieson (1996), p. 182
  13. A substance that is flowing, and keeping no shape, such as water; a substance of which the molecules, while not tending to separate from one another like those of a gas, readily change their relative position, and which therefore retains no definite shape, except that determined by the ...
  14. (liquidity) The state or property of being liquid; An asset's property of being able to be sold without affecting its value; the degree to which it can be easily converted into cash; Availability of cash over short term: ability to service short-term debt
  15. (Liquidity) Refers to the relationship between transaction size and price movements. For example, a market is “liquid” if large transactions can occur with only minimal price changes.
  16. (Liquidity) The ease with which an instrument may be bought or sold at a price that is close to its fair market price.
  17. (Liquidity) The proportion of cash or cash equivalents in a company's assets.  Sometimes used as a measure of the near term financial health of a company. ...
  18. (Liquidity) current assets, other than inventory and work in progress, to which a firm has ready access; liquidity represents a company's ability to meet its immediate liabilities.
  19. (Liquidity) the measure of markets which describes relationship between the trading volume and the price change.
  20. (Liquidity) The ability of a market to accept large transaction with minimal to no impact on price stability.
  21. (Liquidity) The ability to have ready access to invested money.
  22. (Liquidity) Being able to convert assets into cash easily, quickly and with little or no loss of capital. A liquid market is a market with enough participants to make buying and selling easy.
  23. (liquidity) Ability to sell an investment quickly and at a fair price. See InvestRight's Ability to sell.
  24. (Liquidity) The ease with which a security can be traded on the market, usually defined by turnover.
  25. (liquidity) The availability of cash or ability to obtain it quickly. Debt paying ability.