Definition of liquidize in English:


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transitive verb

(also British liquidise)
[with object]British
  • another term for liquefy

    ‘liquidize the soup until quite smooth’
    • ‘She is still having to eat liquidised food, but we have been told by doctors she should make a good recovery.’
    • ‘Eventually his food was liquidised which looked horrendous.’
    • ‘I introduced a little liquidised bread on the float line and started to fish with a small piece of punched bread on the size 16 hook.’
    • ‘Fish out the bay leaf and then liquidise the soup.’
    • ‘Remove the bay leaf then liquidise the soup in batches (or whizz in the pan with a hand-held blender).’
    • ‘Ketchup, mustard, mayonnaise and taco sauce are provided to astronauts in their natural forms, while salt and pepper are liquidized and stored in bottle droppers.’
    • ‘Add the cream and continue to cook for a further 5 minutes, then remove from the heat, season with salt and pepper, and liquidise to a smooth purée.’
    • ‘Place the pepper and vegetable stock in the liquidiser and process until liquidised.’
    • ‘The fruit should be liquidised and sieved to remove the seeds, sweetened with the sugar and sharpened with the citrus juices before the stiff whipped cream is folded in.’
    • ‘Since it is normally seedless and the skin (green, turning to yellow when ripe) is soft, the entire fruit can be eaten; or it can be liquidized to make a refreshing drink or be used in ice creams.’
    • ‘And then I'm slightly more grumpy, and grumpier still, because someone has liquidized my brain and is pouring it down my nose.’
    • ‘Last week, I spent an inordinate amount of time in the kitchen rustling up gourmet dishes such as trout, courgette and red pepper risotto and then liquidising them for my seven-month-old baby.’
    • ‘They paralyse snails with a lethal injection which liquidises their insides and then they suck out the nourishment.’
    • ‘The blue pellets had been liquidised by the heavy rain, the court heard.’
    • ‘If you liquidised a loaf of banana bread and threw in a few hops, this is what it would taste like.’
    • ‘But when the Provisional Government made plans in October to try to liquidise the threat posed by the growing revolutionary movement, the value of a centralised party that could respond rapidly and coordinate action proved itself.’
    • ‘The ‘three-melon soup’ was clean and straightforward, but then anyone can liquidise melons.’
    • ‘Remove the pan from the heat and liquidise the contents (with a hand blender or in the liquidiser) until smooth and creamy.’
    • ‘Leave the peppers to cool, then liquidise them and season to taste.’
    • ‘‘When he first came home we had to liquidise all his food for weeks,’ he said.’
    puree, cream, liquefy, pulp, crush, press
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/ˈlikwəˌdīz/ /ˈlɪkwəˌdaɪz/