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sublimationmore about sublimation


  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Sublimation  \Sub"li*ma`tion\,  n.  [LL.  sublimatio:  cf  F. 
  1.  (Chem.)  The  act  or  process  of  subliming,  or  the  state  or 
  result  of  being  sublimed. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  (chemistry)  a  change  directly  from  the  solid  to  the  gaseous 
  state  without  becoming  liquid 
  2:  (psychology)  modifying  the  natural  expression  of  an  impulse 
  or  instinct  (especially  a  sexual  one)  to  one  that  is 
  socially  acceptable 

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