Sentence Examples


  • The wines which remain for a long period in cask gradually lose alcohol and water by evaporation, and therefore become in time extremely concentrated as regards the solid and relatively non-volatile matters contained in them.
  • These differ in consistence: Excise opium is prepared to contain 90% of non-volatile solid matter and made up into cubes.
  • The vapour pressure of the solution of a non-volatile solute is less than the vapour pressure of the pure solvent.
  • It is non-volatile in steam, and is odourless.
  • The neutral esters are as a rule insoluble in water and distil unchanged; on the other hand, the acid esters are generally soluble in water, are non-volatile, and form salts with bases.