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Origin of volatile
OTHER WORDS FROM volatilevol·a·til·i·ty [vol-uh-til-i-tee], /ˌvɒl əˈtɪl ɪ ti/, vol·a·tile·ness, nounnon·vol·a·til·i·ty, nounsem·i·vol·a·tile, adjectiveun·vol·a·tile, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for volatile
Without government backing, bitcoin's price is highly volatile.Mastercard will support cryptocurrencies—but not the ones you think|Timothy B. Lee|February 11, 2021|Ars Technica
Yes, accepting such a volatile currency for payment is a GAAP accounting nightmare.Bitcoin $50K? With Tesla now on board, crypto bulls say the sky’s the limit|Bernhard Warner|February 9, 2021|Fortune
Over three of the stock’s most volatile trading days, GameStop shares changed hands 554 million times — more than 11 times the number of total shares available.How the rich got richer: Reddit trading frenzy benefited Wall Street elite|Douglas MacMillan, Yeganeh Torbati|February 8, 2021|Washington Post
Methane, for example, consists of a single carbon atom linked to four hydrogen atoms and is extremely volatile.Keystone XL was supposed to be a green pipeline. What does that even mean?|Juliet Grable|February 5, 2021|Popular Science
Diseases will likely manifest themselves by the presence of multiple volatile molecules—a cocktail of them, Koulakov thinks, so here rodents’ abilities would be particularly helpful.
Visibly affected the by military atmosphere the young man admitted his emotions were volatile.
Pryor had yet to become the volatile social satirist who unnerved white industry executives and delighted black audiences.How Richard Pryor Beat Bill Cosby and Transformed America|David Yaffe, Scott Saul|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But politics are volatile in Ukraine and Opposition Bloc is pushing hard.Ukraine’s Elections: The Battle of the Billionaires|Anna Nemtsova|October 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the volatile southern province of Kandahar, for instance, an innovative school for teenage girls will soon close its doors.The West Made Lots of Promises to Afghan Girls, Now It’s Breaking Them|Heather Barr|October 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Living as they do in the heart of the volatile Caucasus, Georgians are only too aware of the fires that surround them.
The atmosphere of the earth is composed mainly of very volatile elements, known as nitrogen and argon.Outlines of the Earth's History|Nathaniel Southgate Shaler
The nurse brought her sal volatile, and washed the small cut above her eyebrow.Marriage la mode|Mrs. Humphry Ward
I had fears that I might find you alone in a darkened room, with tear-stained eyes and sal-volatile by your side.The Double Four|E. Phillips Oppenheim
Caermarthen's eldest son—bold and volatile, fond of the sea, and living much among sailors—had a small yacht of marvellous speed.Yachting Vol. 2|Various.
A volatile oil, used to keep away insects from textiles, is obtained from the leaves.Philippine Mats|Hugo H. Miller