## volatilization

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.V06632
The conversion of a solid or liquid to a gas or vapour by application of heat, by reducing pressure, by chemical reaction or by a combination of these processes.
Example: $$\text{W(s)}+\frac{3}{2}\text{O}_{2}\:\text{(g)}\:\rightarrow \:\text{WO}_{3}\:\text{(g)}$$
Source:
PAC, 1994, 66, 577. (Definitions of terms relating to phase transitions of the solid state (IUPAC Recommendations 1994)) on page 593 [Terms] [Paper]