1. oil-water_interface

noun. an interface forming the boundary between the non-miscible liquids oil and water.

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Words that Rhyme with Volatile Oil

  • statoil
  • guilfoil
  • embroil
  • britoil
  • uncoil
  • recoil
  • oleoyl
  • lukoil
  • gatoil
  • spoil
  • oboyle
  • o'boyle
  • croyle
  • broil
  • toil
  • soil
  • royle
  • roil
  • moyle
  • moyl
  • hoyle
  • foyle
  • foil
  • doyle
  • coyle
  • coile
  • coil
  • boyle
  • boil

2. 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)

3. volatile

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

Synonyms

  • changeable

Antonyms

  • solid
  • liquid

Etymology

  • volatilis (Latin)
  • volo (Latin)

4. volatile

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

Synonyms

  • fickle

Antonyms

  • inconstancy
  • faithful

Etymology

  • volatilis (Latin)
  • volo (Latin)

5. volatile

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

Synonyms

  • unstable

Antonyms

  • invariable
  • unexchangeable

Etymology

  • volatilis (Latin)
  • volo (Latin)

6. 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)

7. oil

noun. ['ˈɔɪl'] a slippery or viscous liquid or liquefiable substance not miscible with water.

Synonyms

  • fossil oil
  • grease
  • lubricating oil
  • calamus oil
  • Chinese wood oil
  • hedeoma oil
  • hydnocarpus oil
  • linseed oil
  • pennyroyal oil
  • flaxseed oil
  • motor oil
  • crude
  • fatty oil
  • almond oil
  • colza oil
  • expressed almond oil
  • hyssop oil
  • cohune oil
  • fixed oil
  • babacu oil
  • lipoid
  • mineral oil
  • tung oil
  • chaulmoogra oil
  • croton oil
  • crude oil
  • shale oil
  • mustard oil
  • camphor oil
  • rapeseed oil
  • lemongrass
  • spike oil
  • heating oil
  • lemongrass oil
  • essential oil
  • lemon grass
  • fuel oil
  • cohune fat
  • lipide
  • safflower oil
  • sweet almond oil
  • tall oil
  • cohune-nut oil
  • rape oil
  • stand oil
  • babassu oil
  • volatile oil
  • animal oil
  • fusel oil
  • lipid
  • neroli oil
  • sassafras oil
  • spike lavender oil
  • petroleum

Antonyms

  • undress
  • exclude
  • arise
  • show

Etymology

  • oile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • olie (Anglo-Norman)

8. oil

noun. ['ˈɔɪl'] oil paint containing pigment that is used by an artist.

Synonyms

  • oil color
  • oil paint

Antonyms

  • decent
  • conditional
  • late

Etymology

  • oile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • olie (Anglo-Norman)

9. oil

verb. ['ˈɔɪl'] cover with oil, as if by rubbing.

Antonyms

  • evoke

Etymology

  • oile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • olie (Anglo-Norman)

10. oil

verb. ['ˈɔɪl'] administer an oil or ointment to; often in a religious ceremony of blessing.

Synonyms

  • inunct
  • anele
  • embrocate
  • anoint

Antonyms

  • bedamn
  • damn
  • put forward
  • arouse

Etymology

  • oile (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • olie (Anglo-Norman)

Example sentences of the word volatile-oil


1. Noun Phrase
Turpentine is a volatile oil distilled from the resin of pine trees, having uses as a solvent and in traditional medicines; it has also served as a fuel for oil lamps and engines.

2. Noun Phrase
Lemon verbena leaves are tougher, and it has a much higher volatile oil content, than many other lemon-flavored herbs like lemon balm, so it makes a superb choice for tea as well as for sachets.

3. Noun Phrase
Its aromatic dark green leaves produce high levels of volatile oil that constitute the source of peppermint's medicinal properties.

4. Noun Phrase
The main antimicrobial ingredients of oregano oil are the volatile oils carvacrol and thymol, which have both antiseptic and antifungal qualities.

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