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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (1)

1. passing or having passed from the solid to the gaseous state (or vice versa) without becoming liquid;
[syn: sublimed, sublimated]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sublimated \Sub"li*ma`ted\, a. Refined by, or as by, sublimation; exalted; purified. [1913 Webster] [Words] whose weight best suits a sublimated strain. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sublimate \Sub"li*mate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sublimated; p. pr. & vb. n. Sublimating.] [L. sublimatus, p. p. of sublimare to raise, elevate, fr. sublimis high: cf. F. sublimer. See Sublime, a., and cf. Surlime, v. t.] 1. To bring by heat into the state of vapor, which, on cooling, returns again to the solid state; as, to sublimate sulphur or camphor. [1913 Webster] 2. To refine and exalt; to heighten; to elevate. [1913 Webster] The precepts of Christianity are . . . so apt to cleanse and sublimate the more gross and corrupt. --Dr. H. More. [1913 Webster] 3. (Psychology) To redirect the energy (of sexual or other biological drives) into a more socially acceptable or constructive form. [PJC]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

sublimated adj 1: passing or having passed from the solid to the gaseous state (or vice versa) without becoming liquid [syn: sublimed, sublimated]




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