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In context of securities, easily traded or converted to cash.
In context of a corporation, the state of having enough cash and cash equivalents to cover short-term obligations.


Easy convertibility into cash. A liquid asset or security can be easily bought or sold with little or no impact on price. Most methods of counting money supply include some highly liquid investments such as certificates of deposit. Liquid assets and investments are highly desirable as they may be sold to allow an investor to enter other investments as they arise. On exchanges, liquid investments usually have low bid-ask spreads. See also: Illiquid, Liquidity preference hypothesis.


1. Of, relating to, or being an asset that may be bought or sold in a short period of time with relatively small price changes engendered by the transaction. A U.S. Treasury bill is an example of a very liquid asset. (Many issues of municipal bonds are not very liquid.) Compare illiquid.
2. Of, relating to, or being an investment position in which most of the assets are in money or near money. This kind of position generally earns a relatively low return but allows the investor to take advantage of other investment opportunities.
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The objective of this study is to develop a simple explicit model for determination of carbon dioxide solubility and liquid phase ionic equilibria in aqueous alkanolamine solutions simultaneously.
The signal-to-noise ratio for the liquid phase images (taken with visible light) was higher than that for the UV images, and their processing was relatively straightforward.
About 68 compounds detected from the liquid phase pyrolyzed at 280[degrees]C using GC-MS, whereas 12 compounds from the liquid phase pyrolyzed at 260[degrees]C.
The study of filtering criteria of gaseous and liquid phases during compaction of powder materials and obtained analytical expressions for the timing of air filtration and migration of the liquid phase in molding charge at the stage of pre-compaction were used in the design and creation of high-technology equipment for the stage--by--stage process of granulation - vibration -centrifugal granulator (Iljina, T.
Transfinity elastomer composites are produced in a patented liquid phase mixing process in which carbon black is pre-dispersed in an aqueous solution and then mixed directly with natural rubber latex.
The MultiPhase incorporates both air phase and liquid phase approaches, taking advantage of the natural tendency of VOCs to partition into both phases.
Thus, in solidification of the alloy with the oxygen concentration in the liquid phase C0 the solid phase formed in the initial stage has the oxygen concentration equal to k0C0.
Our invention of a new swab has opened the door for fully automated systems to process liquid-based samples in microbiology, because it has transformed one of the major specimen types received into microbiology to liquid phase.
The method entails the following steps: contacting the soap bar with a stripping fluid at a temperature above a softening point of said soap and at sufficient pressure to cause any existing soap layer to be stripped from any surfaces of said structural core; placing said structural core in a pool of soap composition in a liquid phase and covering at least one surface of said structural core with said soap composition; and cooling said soap composition to form the solid layer of said soap over at least one surface of the structural core.