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== See also ==
 
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Latest revision as of 15:33, 5 October 2009

Definition of volatility:
Volatility is a measure of how readily a substance vaporizes. At a given temperature, substances with higher vapour pressures will vaporize more readily than substances with a lower vapour pressure[1].
This is the common definition for volatility, other definitions can be discussed in the article

See also

Volatile organic compounds

References