Eliquation

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Eliquation (Metallurgy) The process of separating a fusible substance from one less fusible, by means of a degree of heat sufficient to melt the one and not the other, as an alloy of copper and lead; liquation.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n eliquation See liquation.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Eliquation same as Liquation. See Liquate.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. eliquatio, fr. eliquare, to clarify, strain; e, + liquare, to make liquid, melt