Adjective "volatilized" definition and examples

(Volatilized may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈvɒlətɪlʌɪz//vəˈlatɪlʌɪz/

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Definitions and examples

verb

(with reference to a substance) make or become volatile.
  1. figurative 'the novel has volatilized the essence of New England thought into wreaths of spiritual beauty'
  2. 'The material used to form the pattern should be something which can be melted, volatilized, or burned off, such as wax or plastic.'
  3. 'When the trichomes were fully developed, the compounds were volatilized and only residues were responsible for an orange fluorescence in the cell wall area.'
  4. 'The metal containing paint layer is heated to a second temperature for a second period of time in an oxygen-free atmosphere to volatilize the solvents in the paint.'

More definitions

1. to become volatile; pass off as vapor. verb (used with object), volatilized, volatilizing.

2. to make volatile; cause to pass off as vapor.

More examples(as adjective)

"mixtures can be volatilized."

Origin

(volatilize)