Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun liquid

4 senses of liquid

Sense 1
liquid -- (a substance that is liquid at room temperature and pressure)
       => fluid -- (a substance that is fluid at room temperature and pressure)

Sense 2
liquid, liquidness, liquidity, liquid state -- (the state in which a substance exhibits a characteristic readiness to flow with little or no tendency to disperse and relatively high incompressibility)
       => state of matter, state -- ((chemistry) the three traditional states of matter are solids (fixed shape and volume) and liquids (fixed volume and shaped by the container) and gases (filling the container); "the solid state of water is called ice")

Sense 3
liquid -- (fluid matter having no fixed shape but a fixed volume)
       => fluid -- (continuous amorphous matter that tends to flow and to conform to the outline of its container: a liquid or a gas)

Sense 4
liquid -- (a frictionless continuant that is not a nasal consonant (especially `l' and `r'))
       => consonant -- (a speech sound that is not a vowel)

Antonyms of adj liquid

7 senses of liquid

Sense 1
liquid (vs. gaseous) (vs. solid) -- (existing as or having characteristics of a liquid; especially tending to flow; "water and milk and blood are liquid substances")

gaseous (vs. solid) (vs. liquid) -- (existing as or having characteristics of a gas; "steam is water is the gaseous state")
        => aeriform, airlike -- (resembling air or having the form of air)
        => aerosolized, aerosolised -- (in the form of ultramicroscopic solid or liquid particles dispersed or suspended in air or gas)
        => evaporated -- (drawn off in the form of vapor; "evaporated molecules boil off")
        => gasified, vaporized, vapourised, volatilized, volatilised -- (converted into a gas or vapor)
        => gassy -- (resembling gas)
        => vaporific, vapourific, vaporish, vapourish, vaporous, vapourous -- (resembling or characteristic of vapor; "vaporous clouds")
solid (vs. liquid) (vs. gaseous) -- (of definite shape and volume; firm; neither liquid nor gaseous; "ice is water in the solid state")
        => coagulated, solidified -- (changed into a solid mass)
        => concrete -- (formed by the coalescence of particles)
        => congealed, jelled, jellied -- (congealed into jelly; solidified by cooling; "in Georgia they serve congealed salads")
        => dry -- (used of solid substances in contrast with liquid ones; "dry weight")
        => semisolid -- (partly solid; having a rigidity and viscosity intermediate between a solid and a liquid; "a semisolid mixture")
        => solid-state -- (consisting of semiconductor materials and components and related devices)
        => solid-state -- (characteristic of or relating to the physical properties of solid materials especially electromagnetic or thermodynamic or structural properties of crystalline solids)

Sense 2
liquid, swimming -- (filled or brimming with tears; "swimming eyes"; "sorrow made the eyes of many grow liquid")

INDIRECT (VIA tearful) -> tearless, dry-eyed -- (free from tears)

Sense 3
liquid, limpid -- (clear and bright; "the liquid air of a spring morning"; "eyes shining with a liquid luster"; "limpid blue eyes")

INDIRECT (VIA clear) -> opaque -- (not transmitting or reflecting light or radiant energy; impenetrable to sight; "opaque windows of the jail"; "opaque to X-rays")

Sense 4
melted (vs. unmelted), liquid, liquified -- (changed from a solid to a liquid state; "rivers filled to overflowing by melted snow")


Sense 5
liquid -- (smooth and flowing in quality; entirely free of harshness; "the liquid song of a robin")

INDIRECT (VIA musical) -> unmusical, nonmusical -- (not musical in nature; "the unmusical cry of the bluejay")

Sense 6
fluent, fluid, liquid, smooth -- (smooth and unconstrained in movement; "a long, smooth stride"; "the fluid motion of a cat"; "the liquid grace of a ballerina")

INDIRECT (VIA graceful) -> awkward -- (lacking grace or skill in manner or movement or performance; "an awkward dancer"; "an awkward gesture"; "too awkward with a needle to make her own clothes"; "his clumsy fingers produced an awkward knot")

Sense 7
fluid, liquid -- (in cash or easily convertible to cash; "liquid (or fluid) assets")

INDIRECT (VIA disposable) -> nondisposable -- ((of assets) unavailable for use)

Similarity of adj liquid

7 senses of liquid

Sense 1
liquid (vs. gaseous) (vs. solid) -- (existing as or having characteristics of a liquid; especially tending to flow; "water and milk and blood are liquid substances")
       => fluid, runny -- (characteristic of a fluid; capable of flowing and easily changing shape)
       => liquefiable, liquifiable -- (capable of being liquefied)
       => liquefied, liquified -- (reduced to a liquid state; "liquefied petroleum gas")
       => semiliquid -- (somewhat liquid)
       => watery -- (relating to or resembling or consisting of water; "a watery substance"; "a watery color")

Sense 2
liquid, swimming -- (filled or brimming with tears; "swimming eyes"; "sorrow made the eyes of many grow liquid")
       => tearful (vs. tearless) -- (filled with or marked by tears; "tearful eyes"; "tearful entreaties")

Sense 3
liquid, limpid -- (clear and bright; "the liquid air of a spring morning"; "eyes shining with a liquid luster"; "limpid blue eyes")
       => clear (vs. opaque) -- (allowing light to pass through; "clear water"; "clear plastic bags"; "clear glass"; "the air is clear and clean")

Sense 4
melted (vs. unmelted), liquid, liquified -- (changed from a solid to a liquid state; "rivers filled to overflowing by melted snow")
       => dissolved -- ((of solid matter) reduced to a liquid form; "add the dissolved gelatin")
       => fusible -- (capable of being melted and fused)
       => molten, liquefied, liquified -- (reduced to liquid form by heating; "a mass of molten rock")
       => thawed -- (no longer frozen solid; "the thawed ice was treacherous")
          Also See-> unfrozen#1

Sense 5
liquid -- (smooth and flowing in quality; entirely free of harshness; "the liquid song of a robin")
       => musical (vs. unmusical) -- (characteristic of or resembling or accompanied by music; "a musical speaking voice"; "a musical comedy")

Sense 6
fluent, fluid, liquid, smooth -- (smooth and unconstrained in movement; "a long, smooth stride"; "the fluid motion of a cat"; "the liquid grace of a ballerina")
       => graceful (vs. awkward) -- (characterized by beauty of movement, style, form, or execution)

Sense 7
fluid, liquid -- (in cash or easily convertible to cash; "liquid (or fluid) assets")
       => disposable (vs. nondisposable) -- (free or available for use or disposition; "every disposable piece of equipment was sent to the fire"; "disposable assets")

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