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Definition of volitile

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1. volatile [ a ] (chemistry) evaporating readily at normal temperatures and pressures
Examples: "volatile oils" "volatile solvents"

Used in print:

(Ross E. McKinney and Howard Edde, "Aerated...)

The average volatile suspended solids in the effluent was 75 mg / l while MLSS averaged 170 mg / l volatile suspended solids .

The average volatile suspended solids in the effluent was 75 mg / l while MLSS averaged 170 mg / l volatile suspended solids .

Synonyms volatile Related Terms nonvolatile chemistry evaporable evaporable inconstant

2. volatile [ a ] tending to vary often or widely
Examples: "volatile stocks" "volatile emotions"

Synonyms volatile Related Terms changeable

3. volatile [ a ] liable to lead to sudden change or violence
Examples: "an explosive issue" "a volatile situation with troops and rioters eager for a confrontation"

Synonyms explosive volatile Related Terms unstable

4. volatile [ a ] marked by erratic changeableness in affections or attachments
Examples: "fickle friends" "a flirt's volatile affections"

Synonyms volatile fickle Related Terms inconstant

5. volatile [ n ] a volatile substance; a substance that changes readily from solid or liquid to a vapor
Examples: "it was heated to evaporate the volatiles"

Synonyms volatile Related Terms substance

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