volatilize


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vol·a·til·ize

 (vŏl′ə-tl-īz′)
intr. & tr.v. vol·a·til·ized, vol·a·til·iz·ing, vol·a·til·iz·es
1. To become or make volatile.
2. To evaporate or cause to evaporate.

vol′a·til·iz′a·ble adj.
vol′a·til·i·za′tion (-ĭ-zā′shən) n.
vol′a·til·iz′er n.
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volatilize

(vɒˈlætɪˌlaɪz) or

volatilise

vb
(Chemistry) to change or cause to change from a solid or liquid to a vapour
voˈlatiˌlizable, voˈlatiˌlisable adj
voˌlatilizˈation, voˌlatilisˈation n
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vol•a•til•ize

(ˈvɒl ə tlˌaɪz)

v. -ized, -iz•ing. v.i.
1. to become volatile; pass off as vapor.
v.t.
2. to make volatile.
[1650–60]
vol′a•til•iz`a•ble, adj.
vol`a•til•i•za′tion, n.
vol′a•til•iz`er, n.
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volatilize


Past participle: volatilized
Gerund: volatilizing

Imperative
volatilize
volatilize
Present
I volatilize
you volatilize
he/she/it volatilizes
we volatilize
you volatilize
they volatilize
Preterite
I volatilized
you volatilized
he/she/it volatilized
we volatilized
you volatilized
they volatilized
Present Continuous
I am volatilizing
you are volatilizing
he/she/it is volatilizing
we are volatilizing
you are volatilizing
they are volatilizing
Present Perfect
I have volatilized
you have volatilized
he/she/it has volatilized
we have volatilized
you have volatilized
they have volatilized
Past Continuous
I was volatilizing
you were volatilizing
he/she/it was volatilizing
we were volatilizing
you were volatilizing
they were volatilizing
Past Perfect
I had volatilized
you had volatilized
he/she/it had volatilized
we had volatilized
you had volatilized
they had volatilized
Future
I will volatilize
you will volatilize
he/she/it will volatilize
we will volatilize
you will volatilize
they will volatilize
Future Perfect
I will have volatilized
you will have volatilized
he/she/it will have volatilized
we will have volatilized
you will have volatilized
they will have volatilized
Future Continuous
I will be volatilizing
you will be volatilizing
he/she/it will be volatilizing
we will be volatilizing
you will be volatilizing
they will be volatilizing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been volatilizing
you have been volatilizing
he/she/it has been volatilizing
we have been volatilizing
you have been volatilizing
they have been volatilizing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been volatilizing
you will have been volatilizing
he/she/it will have been volatilizing
we will have been volatilizing
you will have been volatilizing
they will have been volatilizing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been volatilizing
you had been volatilizing
he/she/it had been volatilizing
we had been volatilizing
you had been volatilizing
they had been volatilizing
Conditional
I would volatilize
you would volatilize
he/she/it would volatilize
we would volatilize
you would volatilize
they would volatilize
Past Conditional
I would have volatilized
you would have volatilized
he/she/it would have volatilized
we would have volatilized
you would have volatilized
they would have volatilized
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.volatilize - make volatile; cause to pass off in a vapor
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
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volatilize

verb
To pass off as vapor, especially when heated:
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Translations

volatilize

[vɒˈlætəlaɪz] (Chem)
A. VTvolatilizar
B. VIvolatilizarse
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volatilize

visich verflüchtigen
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