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Definitions of liquid:

part of speech: adjective

A fluid.

Usage examples for liquid:

  • Liquid rained on the faces of the three men. "Pagan Passions", Gordon Randall Garrett Laurence Mark Janifer
  • The string of pearls dropped in liquid sound from his fingers; and Nurse Rosemary read her telegram. "The Rosary", Florence L. Barclay
  • The sun was pouring down rays of liquid flame; the road, covered inches deep in fine white dust, and the wooden side- walks glowed with the heat, but up and down the steep hills went the minister unconscious of physical discomfort. "Elder Conklin and Other Stories", Frank Harris

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The proteinsplitting ferment of the pancreas, it differs from pepsin in that it acts better in a slightly alkaline medium such as it finds in the intestine. It is used in medicine in cases of intestinal indigestion in doses of gr. 8- 15 ( 0. 5- 1. 0) in keratin coated pills or capsules; it is also used to peptonize milk, and as a solvent of diphtheritic membrane, and has been given by hypodermic injection in connection with amylopsin in the treatment of cancer. ...

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