volatile liquid

  

Definition

Liquid that evaporates at room temperature, or vaporizes easily. See also vapor pressure.

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  • I turned around and realized that the liquid was gone and my friend told me that it was a volatile liquid and would disappear at room temperature.

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  • Some examples of a volatile liquid that are commonly used include perfumes, alcohol, air freshener, acetones (such as fingernail polish remover) since they evaporate very quickly.

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  • You need to be very careful any time you are dealing with a volatile liquid and make sure you don't spill it.

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