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Webster 1913 Edition


Volatility

{

Vol′a-tile-ness

,

Volˊa-til′i-ty

, }
Noun.
[Cf. F.
volatilité
.]
Quality or state of being volatile; disposition to evaporate; changeableness; fickleness.
Syn. – See
Levity
.

Definition 2022


volatility

volatility

English

Noun

volatility (countable and uncountable, plural volatilities)

  1. The state of being volatile
    1. (uncountable) The state of having a low boiling point and evaporating readily
    2. (computing, uncountable) The state of not retaining data in the absence of power.
    3. (uncountable) The state of being able to fly.
    4. (uncountable) The state of being unpredictable
    5. (finance, countable) A quantification of the degree of uncertainty about the future price of a commodity, share, or other financial product

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