Col`li*qua"tion (?), n.
A melting together; the act of melting; fusion.
When sand and ashes are well melted together and suffered to cool, there is generated, by the colliquation, that sort of concretion we call "glass".
A processive wasting or melting away of the solid parts of the animal system with copious excretions of liquids by one or more passages.
© Webster 1913.