liquor

Definitions:

  • An alcoholic beverage made by distillation rather than by fermentation.
  • A rich broth resulting from the prolonged cooking of meat or vegetables, especially greens.
  • An aqueous solution of a nonvolatile substance.
  • A solution, emulsion, or suspension for industrial use.
  • To steep (malt, for example).
  • To make drunk with alcoholic liquor. Often used with <em>up:</em>
  • To moisten; drench.
  • To rub with oil or grease; anoint; lubricate.
  • To treat with a liquor; apply liquor or a solution to, as in various manufacturing operations.
  • To give liquor to; supply with liquor for drinking.
  • To drink; especially, to drink spirits: often with <em>up.</em>
  • A liquid or fluid substance, as water, milk, blood, sap, etc.
  • A strong or active liquid of any sort.
  • A strong solution of a particular substance, used in the industrial arts. The liquor of any substance is that substance held in solution, and the word used absolutely has meanings differing according to the indnstry in which it is used.
  • An elixir.
  • Hence— Any prepared solution, as a sugar solution for claying the loaves, or a solution of a dye or mordant.
  • A dilution, as in <internalXref urlencoded="liquor%20ammoni%C3%A6">liquor ammoniæ</internalXref>. [In technical Latin phrases pronounced li′ kwôr, as in <em>liquor amnii, liquor potosseæ</em>, etc.]
  • Measured (in selling) with their natural juice, as oysters: opposed to <em>solid.</em>
  • To supply with liquor.
  • To grease.
  • Any liquid substance, as water, milk, blood, sap, juice, or the like.
  • Specifically, alcoholic or spirituous fluid, either distilled or fermented, as brandy, wine, whisky, beer, etc.
  • A solution of a medicinal substance in water; -- distinguished from <contr>tincture</contr> and <contr>aqua</contr>.
  • a solution of an alkaline hypochlorite, as sodium hypochlorite, used in bleaching and as a disinfectant.
  • soluble glass; -- so called because formerly made from powdered flints. See Soluble glass, under <er>Glass</er>.
  • None
  • See Fuming liquor of Libavius, under <er>Fuming</er>.
  • the blood plasma.
  • a tube for taking samples of liquor from a cask through the bung hole.
  • to be intoxicated.
  • A <xref>liquid</xref>.
  • A drinkable liquid.
  • A <xref>liquid</xref> obtained by cooking meat or vegetables (or both).
  • Strong <xref>alcoholic</xref> <xref>drink</xref> derived from <xref>fermentation</xref> and <xref>distillation</xref>.
  • To <xref>drink</xref> liquor, usually to <xref>excess</xref>.
  • To <xref>cause</xref> someone to drink liquor, usually to excess.
  • To <xref>grease</xref>.
  • an alcoholic beverage that is distilled rather than fermented
  • the liquid in which vegetables or meat have be cooked
  • a liquid substance that is a solution (or emulsion or suspension) used or obtained in an industrial process
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