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Adjective: sublimated  'sú-bli,mey-tid
  1. Passing or having passed from the solid to the gaseous state (or vice versa) without becoming liquid
    - sublimed
Verb: sublimate  'sú-bli,meyt
  1. Direct energy or urges into useful activities
     
  2. Make more subtle or refined
    - rarefy, subtilize, rarify, subtilise [Brit]
     
  3. (chemistry) remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation
    - purify, make pure, distill [N. Amer], distil [Brit]
     
  4. Change or cause to change directly from a solid into a vapour without first melting
    "sublimate iodine";
    - sublime
     
  5. Vaporize and then condense right back again
    - sublime

Type of: aerify, airt, alter, ameliorate, amend, better, change, gasify, improve, meliorate, mend, modify, redirect, vaporise [Brit], vaporize

Encyclopedia: Sublimated

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