Liquid vs Refreshment - What's the difference?

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Liquid is a related term of refreshment.

As nouns the difference between liquid and refreshment

is that liquid is liquid while refreshment is the action of refreshing]]; a means of [[restore|restoring strength, energy or vigour.

As an adjective liquid

is liquid.



(wikipedia liquid)


  • (physics) A substance that is flowing, and keeping no shape, such as water; a substance of which the molecules, while not tending to separate from one another like those of a gas, readily change their relative position, and which therefore retains no definite shape, except that determined by the containing receptacle; an inelastic fluid.
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  • (phonetics) An l'' or ''r sound.
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  • Usage notes

    The differentiation of a liquid as an incompressible fluid is not strictly correct, experiment having shown that liquids are compressible to a very limited extent. See fluid.

    Coordinate terms

    * solid * gas

    See also

    * fluid


    (en adjective)
  • Flowing freely like water; fluid; not solid and not gaseous; composed of particles that move freely among each other on the slightest pressure.
  • liquid nitrogen
  • (finance, of an asset) Easily sold or disposed of without losing value.
  • (finance, of a market) Having sufficient trading activity to make buying or selling easy.
  • Flowing or sounding smoothly or without abrupt transitions or harsh tones.
  • a liquid melody
  • Pronounced without any jar or harshness; smooth.
  • L and R are liquid letters.
  • Fluid and transparent.
  • the liquid air


    * (flowing freely) solid; gaseous * (easily sold) illiquid * (having sufficient activity) illiquid




    (en noun)
  • The action of refreshing]]; a means of [[restore, restoring strength, energy or vigour.
  • A light snack or fresh drink without alcohol.