Definition of volatiles


Scrabble & Words with Friends points

  • volatiles is a valid Scrabble word with a point value of 12 according to TWL06 dictionary
  • volatiles is a valid Words with Friends word with a point value of 15 according to ENABLE dictionary

Definition of volatiles

  • liable to lead to sudden change or violence (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a volatile situation with troops and rioters eager for a confrontation

    Synonyms

    1. explosive

  • marked by erratic changeableness in affections or attachments (adjective)

    Examples

    1. a flirt's volatile affections

    Synonyms

    1. fickle

  • a volatile substance; a substance that changes readily from solid or liquid to a vapor (noun)

    Examples

    1. it was heated to evaporate the volatiles

  • evaporating readily at normal temperatures and pressures (adjective)

    Examples

    1. volatile oils
    2. volatile solvents

  • tending to vary often or widely (adjective)

    Examples

    1. volatile stocks
    2. volatile emotions

See definition of volatiles in Merriam Webster