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heavy liquid

[′hev·ē ′lik·wəd]
(materials)
Any of a group of heavy organic liquids, inorganic solutions, and fused salts used for determination of specific gravity of mineral particles or for separation of minerals having lower and higher specific gravities than the liquids; examples are methylene iodide and bromoform.
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