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Overview page. Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

Direct evaporation from ice. In meteorology, the term is also applied to the reverse process, in which water vapour changes directly to the solid phase. See also ablation.

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sublimate

Edited by John Daintith.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 6 words.

A solid formed by sublimation.

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Richard Rennie.

in A Dictionary of Chemistry

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Chemistry. 6 words.

A solid formed by sublimation.

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in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 6 words.

A solid formed by sublimation.

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Edited by Jonathan Law and Richard Rennie.

in A Dictionary of Physics

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Physics. 6 words.

A solid formed by sublimation.

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Carl Schaschke.

in A Dictionary of Chemical Engineering

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Engineering and Technology. 11 words.

The solid that is formed through the process of *sublimation.

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Edited by Craig Calhoun.

in Dictionary of the Social Sciences

January 2002; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social Sciences. 29 words.

In Freudian psychoanalysis, the redirection of libidinal energy toward socially acceptable or constructive ends. Sublimation plays an important role

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Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 117 words.

†raise to a high state XVI; act upon so as to produce a refined product XVII. Preceded by pp. sublimate

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in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 29 words.

Direct change from solid to gas, without an intervening liquid phase. Most substances can sublimate at certain pressures, but usually

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sublimation

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 61 words.

Sublimation is not the direct conversion of solid ice to vapour—as the liquid on the surface of the solid lump

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sublimation

Susan Mayhew.

in A Dictionary of Geography

January 2015; p ublished online May 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 59 words.

Sublimation is not the direct conversion of solid ice to vapour—as the liquid on the surface of the solid lump

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