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  Definition of sublimate
  1. the product of vaporization of a solid
  2. vaporize and then condense right back again
  3. change or cause to change directly from a solid into a vapor without first melting; "sublime iodine"; "some salts sublime when heated"
  4. remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation; "purify the water"
  5. make more subtle or refined
  6. direct energy or urges into useful activities
  7. made pure
Similar Words: sublime, purify, make pure, distill, rarefy, subtilize, purified, refined

 

Hyponyms: mercuric chloride, mercury chloride, bichloride of mercury, corrosive sublimate, resublime, refine, rectify, purge, desexualize, desexualise

 

Grouped Verbs: distill, distil

 

Entailments: condense, evaporate, vaporize, vaporise

 

Derivational Morphology: sublime, purify, make pure, distill, sublimation, distillate, distillation, distillment, refining, refinement, purification, purity, pureness, purifier

 

 
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