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  • v. Present participle of volatilize.


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  • We were very lonely, because we were the first architects in New York to starting asking, "What's in a product and what's it volatilizing in the commercial sector?"

    William McDonough On Cradle-To-Cradle Design

  • In alchemy, we call this volatilizing the fixed and fixing the volatile.

    This Wonderland Called Life

  • Adding greater amounts of herbs to strained tinctures is another way to increase the ratio of strength without the volatilizing influence of heat.


  • And it is also to be regretted that the duration of combustion of the carbons is not longer; and, finally, it is allowable to believe that the power employed in volatilizing the insulator placed between the carbons is prejudicial to the economical use of this system.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 362, December 9, 1882

  • This is removed from the fire and cooled down to a point, where turpentine can be added without volatilizing.

    Handwork in Wood

  • "Do you mean by volatilizing that it is put into a steam?"

    The Wonder Island Boys: The Tribesmen

  • It has also been not unfrequently stated that the injurious effects of this pigment are due to the arsenious oxide volatilizing from the other constituents of the compound.

    Scientific American Supplement, No. 455, September 20, 1884

  • High-energy beams blasted, fairly volatilizing the ground as they struck in as deep as they could be driven.

    The Galaxy Primes

  • Not only from the relief-points, but from every metallic corner and protuberance the pent-up losses from the disintegrating bar were hurling themselves upon the flaring, blue-white, rapidly-volatilizing ground-rods; and the very air of the room, renewed second by second though it was by the powerful blowers, was beginning to take on the pearly luster of the highly-ionized corona.

    Skylark Three

  • They figure on getting the _Skylark_, then volatilizing our world.

    Skylark Three


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