volatilize

[vol-uh-tl-ahyz]
verb (used without object), volatilized, volatilizing.
1.
to become volatile; pass off as vapor.
verb (used with object), volatilized, volatilizing.
2.
to make volatile; cause to pass off as vapor.
Also, especially British, volatilise.


Origin:
1650–60; volatile + -ize

volatilizable, adjective
volatilization, noun
volatilizer, noun
nonvolatilizable, adjective
nonvolatilized, adjective
unvolatilized, adjective
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volatilize or volatilise (vɒˈlætɪˌlaɪz)
 
vb
to change or cause to change from a solid or liquid to a vapour
 
volatilise or volatilise
 
vb
 
vo'latilizable or volatilise
 
adj
 
vo'latilisable or volatilise
 
adj
 
volatiliz'ation or volatilise
 
n
 
volatilis'ation or volatilise
 
n

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Example sentences
The remaining sample should be placed in a sealable bag and staged in an area
  where the sample can volatilize.
Coal, or to a lesser extent oil, was burned to volatilize the desired gas fuel.
However, some of these compounds may volatilize more quickly than they will
  bind to organic matter.
Each of these plant oils is a complex mixture of chemicals that volatilize and
  enter the air easily.
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