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liquid cork

dated Liquid antidiarrheal medicine. Be sure to pack some liquid cork on your travels—I hear food in that part of the world can tear through your body something fierce if you're not ready.
See also: cork, liquid

liquid courage

slang The decrease in timidity or inhibition that comes from imbibing alcoholic beverages. I'm planning on proposing to Mary tonight, but I think I need a little liquid courage first!
See also: courage, liquid

liquid laugh

Vomit; an act or instance of vomiting. Primarily heard in Australia. Nah, don't worry about him. He just needs to go have a liquid laugh, and he'll be right as rain. I used to get terrible motion sickness in planes, inevitably landing with a bag (or two) of liquid laugh in tow.
See also: laugh, liquid

liquid lunch

A lunchtime outing that consists of drinking alcoholic beverages instead of eating. Bob reprimanded his employees for having a liquid lunch and returning to work intoxicated.
See also: liquid, lunch

liquid refreshment

Beverages, especially those containing alcohol, considered collectively. We all decided to go for some liquid refreshment after the game.
See also: liquid, refreshment

liquid lunch

a drinking session at lunchtime taking the place of a meal. informal humorous
See also: liquid, lunch

liquid cork

n. a medicine that stops diarrhea. This liquid cork isn’t so bad if you get it good and cold before you take it.
See also: cork, liquid

liquid laugh

n. vomit. If you drink much more, you’re gonna come out with a liquid laugh.
See also: laugh, liquid

liquid lunch

n. a lunch consisting of alcoholic drinks. Sounds like the boss had another liquid lunch again today.
See also: liquid, lunch
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* Liquid-cooled electronics defines the cases where liquid is circulated directly to the electronics for cooling with no other heat transfer mechanisms (e.g., air cooling).
Securities with credit ratings of triple-A, double-A or single-A are generally very liquid. Bonds rated Triple-B or below-investment-grade are often considerably less liquid, as there are fewer interested buyers.
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Body is slowly submerged in a container of liquid nitrogen, a chemical element with a freezing point so low it boils at -196[degrees]C (-320[degrees]F).
Glen Mills' Sonitube is a continuous flow ultrasonic tube processor that is ideal for solid/liquid, liquid/liquid, liquid/solid/gas and liquid/gas system, as well as the dispersion of dyes in liquid carrier.
The capillary saturation porometer determines pore volume without using mercury and also measures liquid permeability.
Further enhancing the performance of liquid products, a number of systems on the market today allow programming for different amounts of each product to be dispensed, depending on the type of linen and soil load.