Volatile

Any substance that evaporates readily.

Volatile

A compound is said to be volatile when it evaporates or vaporises (changes from a liquid to a gas) at ordinary temperatures on exposure to the air.

volatile

(vol´ә-til) evaporating rapidly; vaporizing readily at low temperatures.
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volatile

[adj] - (chemistry) evaporating readily at normal temperatures and pressures 2. [adj] - tending to vary often or widely 3. [n] - a volatile substance
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Volatile

• (a.) Capable of wasting away, or of easily passing into the aeriform state; subject to evaporation. • (a.) Passing through the air on wings, or by the buoyant force of the atmosphere; flying; having the power to fly. • (a.) Fig.: Light-hearted; easily affected by circumstances; airy; lively; hence, changeable; fickle; as, a volatil...
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volatile

adjective tending to vary often or widely; `volatile stocks`; `volatile emotions`
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volatile

(vol.) Type: Term Pronunciation: vol′ă-til Definitions: 1. Tending to evaporate rapidly. 2. Tending toward violence, explosiveness, or rapid change.
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Volatile

[economics] Del Latta in Bowling Green Ohio with President Ford; from my family photo archive ...
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Volatile

Vol'a·tile adjective [ French volatil , Latin volatilis , from volare to fly, perhaps akin to velox swift, English velocity . Confer Volley .] 1. Passing through the air on wings, or by the buoyant force of the atmosphere; flying; having the power to...
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Volatile

Vol'a·tile noun [ Confer French volatile .] A winged animal; wild fowl; game. [ Obsolete] Chaucer. Sir T. Browne.
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Volatile

1 Capable of being readily vaporized. 2 A substance that can readily be vaporized, such as water or carbon dioxide.
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volatile

1. Passing through the air on wings, or by the buoyant force of the atmosphere; flying; having the power to fly. ... 2. Capable of wasting away, or of easily passing into the aeriform state; subject to evaporation. ... Substances which affect the smell with pungent or fragrant odors, as musk, hartshorn, and essential oils, are called volatile subst...
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Volatile

A liquid which easily evaporates into a gas.
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Volatile

A solid or liquid material that easily vaporizes. A material with a significant vapour pressure.
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Volatile

A solid or liquid material that easily vaporizes. A material with a significant vapor pressure.
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Volatile

A substance that evaporates quickly, such as alcohol.
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volatile

A substance that vaporizes (boils) at relatively low temperatures. Common volatile substances include water (H2O), carbon dioxide (CO2), carbon monoxide (CO), methane (CH4), and ammonia (NH3). The opposite of...
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Volatile

A type of computer memory which can only store data when charged with electricity. When power is turned off, the contents of memory are lost. (WW)
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volatile

A volatile wine is one that smells of vinegar as a result of an excessive amount of acetic bacteria present. It is a seriously flawed wine.
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Volatile

A volatile wine smells of vinegar due to an abundance of acetic bacteria. In some wines, a tiny dose can be seen as a positive trait. In large amounts this easily ruins a wine.
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Volatile

Any substance that evaporates readily.
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Volatile

Any substance that evaporates readily.
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volatile

changeable inconstant fickle unstable explosive 
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volatile

Compounds with low melting temperatures, such as hydrogen, helium, water, ammonia, carbon dioxide and methane.
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volatile

Describing a substance that readily passes from the liquid to the vapour phase. Volatile substances have a high vapour pressure
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