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  • n. Alternative spelling of volatilization.


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  • There's the volatilisation of arsenical pigments in wallpaper: microbial methylation, as elucidated by Bartolomeo Gosio It's a long-standing theory that Napoleon was a victim of this 'Gosio gas', but as "Was Napoleon a junkie?" mentions, arsenic was also taken deliberately.


  • Volatility 66. 4% lost at room temperature after 14 days - complete volatilisation in 3 hours at

    The Makeshift Arsenal, by Lowry Version 1.2

  • Thus the beans are cleaned, which removes up to 0.5 per cent.; roasted, which causes a loss by volatilisation of 7 per cent.

    Cocoa and Chocolate Their History from Plantation to Consumer

  • The preservatives used to prevent this volatilisation are technically known as "fixers."

    Manures and the principles of manuring

  • Of the three valuable manurial ingredients -- nitrogen, phosphoric acid, and potash -- only the first is liable to loss by volatilisation, and this generally only when the nitrogen is either in the form of ammonia or nitric acid.

    Manures and the principles of manuring

  • Such guanos were most liable to loss of nitrogen by volatilisation.

    Manures and the principles of manuring

  • The second source of loss, which is due to volatilisation of the volatile ingredients, may be largely prevented by the use of certain preservatives.

    Manures and the principles of manuring

  • Suffice it to say here, that this may take place by volatilisation of the nitrogen as carbonate of ammonia, caused by carelessness in allowing the temperature of the manure-heap to rise too high; or by drainage of the soluble nitrogen compounds, caused by allowing the rich black liquor of the manure-heap to be washed away, and not properly conserved.

    Manures and the principles of manuring

  • Because the chances of loss by volatilisation are thereby increased.

    Manures and the principles of manuring

  • One is the risk of actual loss of a valuable ingredient through volatilisation; another is the risk of the deterioration of the value of a mixture through change of the chemical state of a valuable ingredient.

    Manures and the principles of manuring


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