ADJ. glutinous, thick, viscous | thin | clear | colourless | cloudy | flammable | volatile | immiscible, miscible immiscible liquids such as oil and water
QUANT. drop, pool
VERB + LIQUID empty, pour Empty the liquid into a large bowl. | spill | drain (off), pour off, strain (off) Drain off the liquid from the meat into a measuring jug. | boil, bring to the boil, simmer | reduce Reduce the liquid by boiling for two minutes. | absorb, soak up
LIQUID + VERB boil, simmer
LIQUID + NOUN refreshment (informal) After two hours of the meeting we stopped for liquid refreshment. | soap | waste unprocessed liquid waste from a nuclear power station
PHRASES in liquid form The medicine is usually taken in liquid form.