Etymology
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liquefy (v.)

early 15c., transitive, "to turn to liquid, dissolve, melt," from Old French liquefier "liquefy, dissolve" (12c., Modern French liquéfier), from Latin liquefacere "make liquid, melt, dissolve," from liquere "be fluid" (see liquid (adj.)) + facere "to make" (from PIE root *dhe- "to set, put").

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Definitions of liquefy

liquefy (v.)
become liquid;
The garden air overnight liquefied into a morning dew
liquefy (v.)
make (a solid substance) liquid, as by heating;
liquefy the silver
Synonyms: liquify / liquidize / liquidise
liquefy (v.)
become liquid or fluid when heated;
the frozen fat liquefied
Synonyms: flux / liquify
From wordnet.princeton.edu