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1. volatile

adjective. ['ˈvɑːlətəl'] evaporating readily at normal temperatures and pressures.

Synonyms

  • vaporific
  • evaporable
  • inconstant
  • volatilisable
  • volatilizable
  • vaporizable
  • vapourisable

Antonyms

  • nonvolatile
  • changelessness
  • colorless
  • immutable

Etymology

  • volatilis (Latin)
  • volo (Latin)

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  • nonvolatile

2. volatile

adjective. ['ˈvɑːlətəl'] tending to vary often or widely.

Synonyms

  • changeable

Antonyms

  • solid
  • liquid

Etymology

  • volatilis (Latin)
  • volo (Latin)

3. volatile

adjective. ['ˈvɑːlətəl'] marked by erratic changeableness in affections or attachments.

Synonyms

  • fickle

Antonyms

  • inconstancy
  • faithful

Etymology

  • volatilis (Latin)
  • volo (Latin)

4. volatile

adjective. ['ˈvɑːlətəl'] liable to lead to sudden change or violence.

Synonyms

  • unstable

Antonyms

  • invariable
  • unexchangeable

Etymology

  • volatilis (Latin)
  • volo (Latin)

5. volatile

noun. ['ˈvɑːlətəl'] a volatile substance; a substance that changes readily from solid or liquid to a vapor.

Antonyms

  • high explosive

Etymology

  • volatilis (Latin)
  • volo (Latin)

Example sentences of the word sal-volatile


1. Noun Phrase
Ammonium carbonate goes by a few other names, including baker's ammonia, sal volatile (note: "sal," not salt) and salt of hartshorn, or simply hartshorn.

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