Definition of liquation in English:

liquation

noun

Metallurgy
  • See liquate

    • ‘Fractional crystallization is usually important in plutonic rocks, whereas liquation can be significant in both plutonic and volcanic environments.’
    • ‘When extrusions of the highest quality are required, as in strong alloy aircraft parts, extrusion billets may be scalped before shipment to remove surface liquation.’

Pronunciation

liquation

/lɪˈkweɪʃ(ə)n/