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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Transient mass transfer of the volatile component in the system is described as follows:
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 deliverable is the delivery of two new printing machines using paint systems without a volatile component, and thus no VOC content, including installation, putting into operation of the equipment, installation and training of personnel.
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.
So, the more volatile component in R-134a/R-32 and R-32/R-125 mixtures is R-32.
The total value of previously held stocks and options are often overlooked by analysts but represent the most volatile component of executive pay packages," Miller said.
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.
Thus, it is important to understand how FA in diet relate to the final volatile component profile.
where lvc refers to the less volatile component and mvc to the more volatile component.