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sub·li·mate

 (sŭb′lə-māt′)
v. sub·li·mat·ed, sub·li·mat·ing, sub·li·mates
v.intr. Chemistry
To be transformed directly from the solid to the gaseous state or from the gaseous to the solid state without becoming a liquid.
v.tr.
1. Chemistry To cause (a solid or gas) to sublimate.
2.
a. To modify the natural expression of (a primitive, instinctual impulse) in a socially acceptable manner.
b. To divert the energy associated with (an unacceptable impulse or drive) into an acceptable activity.
n.
Chemistry A product of sublimation.

[Latin sublīmāre, sublīmāt-, to elevate, from sublīmis, uplifted.]

sub′li·ma′tion (-mā′shən) n.

sublimation

(ˌsʌblɪˈmeɪʃən)
n
1. (Psychoanalysis) (in Freudian psychology) the diversion of psychic energy derived from sexual impulses into nonsexual activity, esp of a creative nature
2. the process or an instance of sublimating
3. something sublimated
4. (Chemistry) chem the process or instance or subliming

sub·li·ma·tion

(sŭb′lə-mā′shən)
The process of changing from a solid to a gas, or from a gas to a solid, without passing through an intermediate liquid phase.
Did You Know? We've all seen a solid heated to a liquid and a liquid heated to a gas. Ice, for instance, melts to become liquid water, and liquid water can be boiled away as steam. However, under the right conditions of pressure and temperature something else can happen: the solid can turn directly into a gas. This strange process is called sublimation. The word also refers to the reverse situation, when a gas solidifies without becoming liquid first. The most familiar example of a solid turning into a gas is probably that of dry ice. Solid carbon dioxide, dry ice, seems to give off smoke at room temperature. This "smoke" is actually the solid carbon dioxide turning directly into a gas. Dry ice is useful for packing certain materials that need to stay cold, since it doesn't melt and get everything wet. A common example of a gas turning directly into a solid is the formation of frost from the extremely rapid cooling of water vapor.

sublimation

1. Freud first described this unconscious process whereby an instinctive urge is transformed so that it is more socially acceptable.
2. The reversible process by which a substance in a solid state changes directly to a gas.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sublimation - (chemistry) a change directly from the solid to the gaseous state without becoming liquid
chemical science, chemistry - the science of matter; the branch of the natural sciences dealing with the composition of substances and their properties and reactions
transformation, transmutation, shift - a qualitative change
2.sublimation - (psychology) modifying the natural expression of an impulse or instinct (especially a sexual one) to one that is socially acceptable
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
alteration, change, modification - an event that occurs when something passes from one state or phase to another; "the change was intended to increase sales"; "this storm is certainly a change for the worse"; "the neighborhood had undergone few modifications since his last visit years ago"
Translations
sublimering

sublimation

[ˌsʌblɪˈmeɪʃən] Nsublimación f

sublimation

[ˌsʌblɪˈmeɪʃən] nsublimation f

sublimation

nSublimierung f

sublimation

[ˌsʌblɪˈmeɪʃn] n (Psych) → sublimazione f

sub·li·ma·tion

n. sublimación.
1. cambio de un estado sólido a vapor;
2. término freudiano que se refiere al proceso de transferir un impulso o deseo instintivo a una conducta aceptada socialmente.

sublimation

n (psych) sublimación f
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