volatileness
noun see volatile I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Volatileness — Vol a*tile*ness, Volatility Vol a*til i*ty, n. [Cf. F. volatilit[ e].] Quality or state of being volatile; disposition to evaporate; changeableness; fickleness. [1913 Webster] Syn: See {Levity}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • volatileness — See volatility. * * * …   Universalium

  • volatileness — vol·a·tile·ness …   English syllables

  • volatileness — noun ( es) : the quality or state of being volatile : volatility …   Useful english dictionary

  • Volatility — Volatileness Vol a*tile*ness, Volatility Vol a*til i*ty, n. [Cf. F. volatilit[ e].] Quality or state of being volatile; disposition to evaporate; changeableness; fickleness. [1913 Webster] Syn: See {Levity}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • volatile — I. adjective Etymology: French, from Latin volatilis, from volare to fly Date: 1605 1. readily vaporizable at a relatively low temperature 2. flying or having the power to fly 3. a. lighthearted, lively b. easily aroused < volatile suspici …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • volatile — volatility /vol euh til i tee/, volatileness, n. /vol euh tl, til/ or, esp. Brit., / tuyl /, adj. 1. evaporating rapidly; passing off readily in the form of vapor: Acetone is a volatile solvent. 2. tending or threatening to break out into open… …   Universalium

  • lightness — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. levity; gaiety, volatility; nimbleness, grace; paleness. See activity, colorlessness. Ant., heaviness, seriousness. II (Roget s IV) n. 1. [Illumination] Syn. brightness, glow, sparkle, blaze, shine;… …   English dictionary for students

  • 挥发性 — huīfāxìng (1) [volatility] ∶可挥发的性质或状态 汽油的高挥发性是冷发动机发动中的优点 (2) [volatileness] ∶挥发的性质和状态 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

  • emotionalism — n 1. sentimentality, gushiness, mawkishness, maudlinism, maudlinness, play on or appeal to one s emotions, emotiveness, emotivity; melodrama, melodramatics, dramatics, theatrics, playacting, tears and laughter; sensationalism, showiness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

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