Volatilizing
Volatilize Vol"a*til*ize, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Volatilized}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Volatilizing}.] [Cf. F. volatiliser.] To render volatile; to cause to exhale or evaporate; to cause to pass off in vapor. [1913 Webster]

The water . . . dissolving the oil, and volatilizing it by the action. --Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster]


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