volátil

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin volātilis (flying; swift; temporary; volatile), from volō (I fly).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /vo.ˈla.t͡ʃiw/
  • Hyphenation: vo‧lá‧til

Adjective[edit]

volátil m, f (plural voláteis; comparable)

  1. (physics, chemistry) volatile (evaporating or vaporizing readily under normal conditions)
  2. unstable (having a strong tendency to change)
  3. (computing, of memory) volatile (whose content is lost when the computer is powered down)
  4. volatile; temporary; ephemeral
  5. able to fly

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Noun[edit]

volátil m f (plural voláteis)

  1. an animal that can fly

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