Volatile Meaning and Definition


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Volatile meaning

Word: Volatile

How to pronounce: ˈvɒlətaɪl

Adjective

Definitions:

1. (of a substance) easily evaporated at normal temperatures.

Example sentences: "Volatile solvents such as petroleum ether, hexane, and benzene"

2. Liable to change rapidly and unpredictably, especially for the worse.

Example sentences: "The political situation was becoming more volatile"

3. (of a computer's memory) retaining data only as long as there is a power supply connected.

Example sentences: "When a compromised system is powered off, important information or evidence stored in volatile memory may be lost."

Noun

Definitions:

1. A volatile substance.

Example sentences: "Methyl acetate had the highest mean peak height of the selected volatiles, followed by acetic acid and then acetaldehyde."


Synonyms:

mutable

changeable

changeful

fickle

fluid

variable

mercurial

unstable

erratic

uncertain

unpredictable

inconsistent

unsteady

capricious

temperamental

inconstant

instable

explosive


Antonyms:

nonvolatile

sustainable

permanent

persistent


Derivations:

volatility

volatilization

volatilize

volatilise


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Volatile in Other Languages...

Spanish: Inestable

German: Flüchtig

French: Instable

Italian: Volatile

Turkish: Uçucu


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