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volatilization

VOLATILIZA'TION, n. [from volatilize.] The act or process of rendering volatile, or rather of causing to rise and float in the air.




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VOLATILIZA'TION, n. [from volatilize.] The act or process of rendering volatile, or rather of causing to rise and float in the air.


VOL-A-TIL-I-ZA'TION, n. [from volatilize.]

The act or process of rendering volatile, or rather of causing to rise and float in the air. – Boyle.


Vol`a*til*i*za"tion
  1. The act or process of volatilizing, or rendering volatile; the state of being volatilized.
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Volatilization

VOLATILIZA'TION, noun [from volatilize.] The act or process of rendering volatile, or rather of causing to rise and float in the air.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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pin

PIN, n. [L. penna,pinna.]

1. A small pointed instrument made of brass wire and headed; used chiefly by females for fastening their clothes.

2. A piece of wood or metal sharpened or pointed,used to fasten together boards,plank or other timber. The larger pins of metal are usually called bolts,and the wooden pins used in ship building are called treenails [trunnels.] A small wooden pin is called a peg.

3. A thing of little value. It is not a pin's matter. I care not a pin.

4. A linchpin.

5. The central part.

6. A peg used in musical instruments in straining and relaxing the strings.

7. A note or strain.

8. A horny induration of the membranes of the eye.

9. A cylindrical roller made of wood.

10. A noxious humor in a hawk's foot.

11. The pin of a block is the axis of the sheave.

PIN, v.t. To fasten with a pin or with pins of any kind; as, to pin the clothes; to pin boards or timbers.

1. To fasten; to make fast; or to join and fasten together.

Our gates--we have but pinned with rushes.

She lifted the princess from the earth, and so locks her in embracing, as if she would pin her to her heart.

2. To inclose; to confine. [See the verbs Pen and Pound.]

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