verb (used without object), vol·a·til·ized, vol·a·til·iz·ing.
verb (used with object), vol·a·til·ized, vol·a·til·iz·ing.
Examples from the Web for volatilization
The compound thus obtained is a deep red amorphous powder, readily capable of volatilization.
The volatilization increases very rapidly as the temperature rises.
An excess of silica, caused by the volatilization of alkaline matter with too strong firing, will bring on similar appearances.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
The characteristic odor of decayed horse-radish distinguishes the volatilization of this metal.
A valuable property of the zinc is that its volatilization indicates the fusing of the solder.