volatile component

volatile component

[′väl·əd·əl kəm′pō·nənt]
(geology)
A component of magma whose vapor pressures are high enough to allow them to be concentrated in any gaseous phase. Also known as volatile flux.
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The volatile component profiles of alcoholic beverage products consist of a wide range of compounds, including acids, alcohols, aldehydes and other trace-level flavor compounds.
The influence of the volatile component release on the adhesion was not until temperatures around 120[degrees]C and higher.
In sharp contrast with households' consumption, which is smooth, consumer spending on durable goods (D) plus that most lasting of all consumer goods, new housing expenditures (H), D + H, is a much more volatile component of final output.
Changes in inventory investment are an especially volatile component of quarterly growth," he explained in the statement.
Gas is the most volatile component in the Standard & Poor's GSCI index of 24 commodities.
The flow of hot money is the most volatile component in the country's balance-of-payments position, which is a summary of all transactions between the Philippines and the rest of the world.
Third, the agricultural year is pretty much a wildcard, and the volatile component has been anything but supportive so far this year, keeping inflation well above the upper bound of 3.
2, however not considering volatile component - the transport equipment - the orders went 1.
This enables high precision degassing even with materials that contain a volatile component that is not suitable for vacuum deaeration.
So, the more volatile component in R-134a/R-32 and R-32/R-125 mixtures is R-32.
As liquid is vaporized during the evaporation process, the more volatile component (the refrigerant with lower boiling point) will vaporize more rapidly than less volatile component (High boiling point).
A Qatari central bank's recent study showed that housing prices were the most volatile component of inflation in the country and that banking authorities thought the inflation index has been creating more divergence, and we want convergence.