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Meaning of VOLATILIZE

Pronunciation:  vu'lati`lIz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[v]  make volatile; cause to pass off in a vapor
 

VOLATILIZE is a 10 letter word that starts with V.

 

 Synonyms: volatilise
 
 See Also: alter, change

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Vol"a*til*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Volatilized};
p. pr. & vb. n. {Volatilizing}.] [Cf. F. volatiliser.]
To render volatile; to cause to exhale or evaporate; to cause
to pass off in vapor.

      The water . . . dissolving the oil, and volatilizing it
      by the action.                           --Sir I.
                                               Newton.

 

 

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