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volatility

A measure of the ease with which a substance forms a vapor at ordinary temperatures. See Vapor pressure.

volatility,

n the measure of a chemical's vapor pressure, which is the basis for its evaporation rate, boiling point and—if the chemical is flam-mable—its flammability.
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This new production award solidifies Simtek's position as the leading provider of nonvolatile memory in the RAID market.
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