Liquidated damages(Law), damages the amount of which is fixed or ascertained. Abbott.

(Liq`ui*da"tion) n. [Cf. F. liquidation.] The act or process of liquidating; the state of being liquidated.

To go into liquidation(Law), to turn over to a trustee one's assets and accounts, in order that the several amounts of one's indebtedness may be authoritatively ascertained, and that the assets may be applied toward their discharge.

(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 liquid.

(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, etc.

3. (Pharm.) A solution of a medicinal substance in water; — distinguished from tincture and aqua.

The U. S. Pharmacopœia 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.

5. To make liquid. [Obs.]

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