Volatile

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1. Readily vaporizable.

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Schematic that shows a leaf releasing a volatile compound after being wounded by an insect.
Source: http://www2.tltc.ttu.edu/ppare/Research/plantbugdescription.htm

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Autumn leaves emit volatile organic compounds.
Source: http://www.ucar.edu/communications/staffnotes/0110/foliage.html