volatile fluid

volatile fluid

[′väl·əd·əl ′flü·əd]
(chemistry)
A liquid with the tendency to become vapor at specified conditions of temperature and pressure.
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1) skin irritation rating, the volatile fluid DMF-2 delivers an enhanced sensory cosmetic solution for applications ranging from foundation and makeup products to skin care, hair care and sunscreens.
A young man in a lab coat squirts a volatile fluid, methanol, into the bowl.
This highly volatile fluid evaporated very shortly after applying it to the record's surface, and was to be followed by a normal "wash" with one's all-purpose cleaning solution of choice.
The effects of compositional grading in near-critical oils and volatile fluids are the largest while black oils have less variation in properties with depth.
Therefore, several lubricant manufactures across the globe have started developing more thermally-stable and less volatile fluids that can be used in manufacturing equipment.
As a result, the Cori-Flow method is faster, more compact and accurate than weighing scales and product results are better, due to less evaporation of volatile fluids.
Why ship aboard a tanker carrying volatile fluids when a single enemy strike would probably incinerate you?
Thus, the results seen in our immersion tests may not be valid for applications involving brief external contact with highly volatile fluids, because the fluid may simply evaporate without causing significant changes in dimensions or other physical properties.
The system has general applications in monitoring fluid flow in metal pipes of various shapes carrying hazardous and volatile fluids in power generation, cryogenics, chemical industries and refrigeration engineering.
carbon 14 dissolved in toluene and other volatile fluids was being burned.