devolatilize

[dee-vol-uh-tl-ahyz] Chemistry.
verb (used with object), devolatilized, devolatilizing.
1.
to cause (a vapor) to liquefy.
verb (used without object), devolatilized, devolatilizing.
2.
(of a vapor) to liquefy.
Also, especially British, devolatilise.


Origin:
1860–65; de- + volatilize

devolatilization, noun
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