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Volatile

Vol´a`tile
a.1.Passing through the air on wings, or by the buoyant force of the atmosphere; flying; having the power to fly.
2.Capable of wasting away, or of easily passing into the aëriform state; subject to evaporation.
3.Fig.: Light-hearted; easily affected by circumstances; airy; lively; hence, changeable; fickle; as, a volatile temper.
You are as giddy and volatile as ever.
- Swift.
Volatile alkali
(Old Chem.) See under Alkali.
Volatile liniment
a liniment composed of sweet oil and ammonia, so called from the readiness with which the latter evaporates.
Volatile oils
(Chem.) See Essential oils, under Essential.
n.1.A winged animal; wild fowl; game.
Noun1.volatile - a volatile substance; a substance that changes readily from solid or liquid to a vapor; "it was heated to evaporate the volatiles"
Adj.1.volatile - evaporating readily at normal temperatures and pressures; "volatile oils"; "volatile solvents"
Antonyms:
nonvolatile, nonvolatilisable, nonvolatilizable - not volatilizing readily; "a nonvolatile acid"
2.volatile - liable to lead to sudden change or violence; "an explosive issue"; "a volatile situation with troops and rioters eager for a confrontation"
Synonyms: explosive
3.volatile - marked by erratic changeableness in affections or attachments; "fickle friends"; "a flirt's volatile affections"
Synonyms: fickle
4.volatile - tending to vary often or widely; "volatile stocks"; "volatile emotions"
1.(programming)volatile - volatile variable.
2.(storage)volatile - See non-volatile storage.
adrift, afloat, agitable, airy, alternating, amorphous, birdbrained, birdwitted, bouncy, brittle, bubbly, capricious, changeable, changeful, charged, coquettish, corruptible, deciduous, desultory, deviable, dizzy, downy, dying, eccentric, edgy, ephemeral, erratic, eruptive, ethereal, evanescent, evaporable, evaporative, expansive, explosive, faddish, fading, fast and loose, featherbrained, feathery, fickle, fitful, fleeting, flickering, flighty, flippant, flirtatious, flitting, fluctuating, fluffy, fly-by-night, flying, foamy, fragile, frail, freakish, frivolous, frothy, fugacious, fugitive, giddy, gossamery, hair-trigger, impermanent, impetuous, imponderous, impulsive, inconsistent, inconstant, indecisive, infirm, insubstantial, irregular, irresolute, irresponsible, leger, light, light as air, light-minded, lighter than vanity, lubricious, mazy, mercurial, momentary, moody, mortal, mousse, mutable, nondurable, nonpermanent, passing, perishable, protean, quicksilver, rambling, restless, roving, scatterbrained, sensitive, shallow, shallow-headed, shallow-minded, shallow-pated, shallow-witted, shapeless, shifting, shifty, short-lived, shuffling, skittery, skittish, souffle, spasmodic, spineless, startlish, superficial, temperamental, temporal, temporary, tense, ticklish, toying, transient, transitive, transitory, unaccountable, uncertain, uncontrolled, undependable, undisciplined, undurable, unenduring, unfixed, unheavy, unpredictable, unprofound, unreliable, unrestrained, unsettled, unstable, unstable as water, unstaid, unsteadfast, unsteady, vacillating, vagrant, vaporable, vaporescent, vaporizable, vaporizing, variable, versatile, vicissitudinary, vicissitudinous, volatilizable, wandering, wanton, wavering, wavery, wavy, wayward, weightless, whimsical, wishy-washy, yeasty
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