(Liq"ui*da`tor) n. [Cf. F. liquidateur.]
1. One who, or that which, liquidates.
2. An officer appointed to conduct the winding up of a company, to bring and defend actions and suits in
its name, and to do all necessary acts on behalf of the company. [Eng.] Mozley & W.
(Li*quid"i*ty) n. [L. liquiditas, fr. liquidus liquid: cf. F. liquidité.] The state or quality of being
(Liq"uid*ize) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Liquidized (- izd); p. pr. & vb. n. Liquidizing (- i`zing).]
To render liquid.
(Liq"uid*ly), adv. In a liquid manner; flowingly.
(Liq"uid*ness), n. The quality or state of being liquid; liquidity; fluency.
(Liq"uor) n. [OE. licour, licur, OF. licur, F. liqueur, fr. L. liquor, fr. liquere to be liquid. See
Liquid, and cf. Liqueur.]
1. Any liquid substance, as water, milk, blood, sap, juice, or the like.
2. Specifically, alcoholic or spirituous fluid, either distilled or fermented, as brandy, wine, whisky, beer,
3. (Pharm.) A solution of a medicinal substance in water; distinguished from tincture and aqua.
The U. S. Pharmacopia includes, in this class of preparations, all aqueous solutions without sugar, in
which the substance acted on is wholly soluble in water, excluding those in which the dissolved matter is
gaseous or very volatile, as in the aquæ or waters. U. S. Disp.
Labarraque's liquor (Old Chem.), a solution of an alkaline hypochlorite, as sodium hypochlorite, used
in bleaching and as a disinfectant. Liquor of flints, or Liquor silicum (Old Chem.), soluble glass;
so called because formerly made from powdered flints. See Soluble glass, under Glass. Liquor
of Libavius. (Old Chem.) See Fuming liquor of Libavius, under Fuming. Liquor sanguinis (san"gwin*is)
(Physiol.), the blood plasma. Liquor thief, a tube for taking samples of liquor from a cask through
the bung hole. To be in liquor, to be intoxicated.
(Liq"uor), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Liquored (-erd); p. pr. & vb. n. Liquoring.]
1. To supply with liquor. [R.]
2. To grease. [Obs.] Bacon.
Liquor fishermen's boots.Shak.