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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

The changing into a fluid state.

Usage examples (32)
  • Earthquakes can cause liquefaction of sandy or loose soils causing the buildings above to collapse.
  • Along the Rose Canyon Fault is something scientists called liquefaction, which is when the ground is considered sandy or soft and it acts like gelatin during an earthquake.
  • Experts said another anticipated fallout from the liquefaction is a decline in Urayasu's property prices.
  • BUT, coal liquefaction is pretty simple. for more
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