What Does Volatile Mean?


Volatile is a term that has several meanings one of them being any substance that evaporates readily from liquid or solid to vapour. Another meaning is liable to lead to sudden change or violence.
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[vol-uh-tl, -til or, esp. British, -tahyl]
evaporating rapidly; passing off readily in the form of vapor: Acetone is a volatile solvent.
tending or threatening to break out into open violence; explosive: a volatile political situation.
changeable; mercurial; flighty: a volatile disposition.
(of prices, values, etc.) tending to fluctuate sharply and regularly: volatile market conditions.
fleeting; transient: volatile beauty.
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Volatile means disruptive, combustible, not steady or balanced. It can mean changing, changeable, dangerous, explosive. There are other meanings.
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