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devolatilize

[ dee-vol-uh-tl-ahyz ]
/ di藞v蓲l 蓹 tl藢a瑟z /
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verb (used with object), de路vol路a路til路ized, de路vol路a路til路iz路ing.
to cause (a vapor) to liquefy.
verb (used without object), de路vol路a路til路ized, de路vol路a路til路iz路ing.
(of a vapor) to liquefy.
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Also especially British, de路vol路a路til路ise .

Origin of devolatilize

First recorded in 1860鈥65; de- + volatilize

OTHER WORDS FROM devolatilize

de路vol路a路til路i路za路tion, noun

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