volatility


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vol·a·tile

 (vŏl′ə-tl, -tīl′)
adj.
1. Chemistry
a. Evaporating readily at normal temperatures and pressures.
b. Capable of being readily vaporized.
2.
a. Tending to vary often or widely, as in price: the ups and downs of volatile stocks.
b. Inconstant; fickle: a flirt's volatile affections.
c. Lighthearted; flighty: in a volatile mood.
d. Ephemeral; fleeting.
3. Tending to violence; explosive: a volatile situation with troops and rioters eager for a confrontation.
4. Flying or capable of flying; volant.
5. Computers Of or relating to memory whose data is erased when the memory's power is interrupted.

[French, from Old French, from Latin volātilis, flying, from volātus, past participle of volāre, to fly.]

vol′a·tile n.
vol′a·til′i·ty (-tĭl′ĭ-tē), vol′a·tile·ness (-tl-nĭs, -tīl′-) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.volatility - the property of changing readily from a solid or liquid to a vapor
chemical property - a property used to characterize materials in reactions that change their identity
2.volatility - the trait of being unpredictably irresolutevolatility - the trait of being unpredictably irresolute; "the volatility of the market drove many investors away"
irresoluteness, irresolution - the trait of being irresolute; lacking firmness of purpose
3.volatility - being easily excitedvolatility - being easily excited      
emotionalism, emotionality - emotional nature or quality
boiling point - being highly angry or excited; ready to boil over; "after an hour of waiting I was at the boiling point"
Translations
prchavost
FlüchtigkeitVolatilität
予測不能性変動性揮発性飛行性

volatility

[ˌvɒləˈtɪlɪtɪ] N
1. (Chem) → volatilidad f
2. (= instability) [of person] → volubilidad f; [of situation, atmosphere, market] → inestabilidad f, volatilidad f

volatility

[ˌvɒləˈtɪləti] n
[situation, market] → volatilité f
[person, temper] → instabilité f
(CHEMISTRY) [liquid, chemicals, substance] → volatilité f

volatility

n
(Chem) → Flüchtigkeit f
(of person, in moods) → Impulsivität f; (of relationship)Wechselhaftigkeit f; (of political situation)Brisanz f; (of stock market)Unbeständigkeit f; (of share price)Volatilität f
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