Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Verb: volatilize  'vó-lu-tu,lIz [N. Amer], 'vó-lu-tu,lIz or vu'la-tu,lIz [Brit]
  1. (chemistry) make volatile; cause to pass off in a vapour
    "The tendency of a compound to volatilize will rise proportionately with its vapour pressure";
    - volatilise [Brit]

Derived forms: volatilizing, volatilized, volatilizes

Type of: alter, change, modify

Encyclopedia: Volatilize