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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To cause to evaporate; to cause to pass off in vapor.

Usage examples (34)
  • The action of the fire may concentrate, but not volatilize them.
  • It forms small cubes which melt at a red heat and volatilize readily.
  • The metal obtained melts at about 700°C, above which temperature it starts to volatilize.
  • As a class, the metallic bromides are solids at ordinary temperatures, which fuse readily and volatilize on heating. for more
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