liquid air ExamplesWord Origin noun
- a pale blue, intensely cold liquid, obtained by the compression and cooling of air: used as a source of oxygen, nitrogen, and inert gases, and as a refrigerant.
Origin of liquid air First recorded in 1895–1900 Examples from the Web for liquid air Historical Examples of liquid air
Beatrice had fallen back upon her airy tone, which was her strongest weapon of defense—unless one except her liquid-air smile.
B.M. Sinclair, AKA B. M. Bower
British Dictionary definitions for liquid air liquid air noun
- air that has been liquefied by cooling. It is a pale blue and consists mainly of liquid oxygen (boiling pt: –182.9°C) and liquid nitrogen (boiling pt: –195.7°C): used in the production of pure oxygen, nitrogen, and the inert gases, and as a refrigerant