[non-vol-uh-tl, -til or, esp. British, -tahyl]
- not volatile.
- (of computer memory) having the property of retaining data when electrical power fails or is turned off.
Origin of nonvolatile
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In this way the salt can be separated from nonvolatile impurities.
The pharmacy name of an alcoholic solution or extract of a nonvolatile vegetable substance.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry
Steam distillation indicated that the product consisted of volatile and nonvolatile constituents.
The process of distillation practically removes all nonvolatile foreign matter, mineral as well as organic.