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sublimate

Chem the material obtained when a substance is sublimed
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The process is then reversed in the spring, as the ice sublimates, and this seasonal interplay may be a really important geomorphic process.
When icy bodies from the outer solar system venture inside Jupiter's orbit, they sublimate and form tails, so astronomers have assumed that any ice on main-belt asteroids disappeared eons ago.
Rather than claiming that media violence has no impact on consumers, Schechter argues that violent entertainment is good, indeed necessary--a way to sublimate the vestigial primal urges left over from our hunter-gatherer days.
In fact, in Serbia during the '90s, the term normality became a kind of ideological password, part of a code meant to sublimate societal antagonisms through the invocation of "the nation" or of a postcommunist version of capitalism, or both.
Exposed ice at the Martian equator would rapidly sublimate.
Without a war to sublimate their murderous impulses, Americans turn their wrath against our nation's Jewish citizens.
The potential clinical manifestations of this over-activity might be a vague restlessness, tension or exaggerated drive, all of which the person seeks to organize and modulate, even sublimate, by compulsive personality traits.
To sublimate the solid block of ammonia carbamate, electrically heated oil is sprayed from the bottom of the dosing unit up against the block of ammonia carbamate.
Did communicators sublimate their abilities, their opinions, their strategies to management teams who "knew" what was right for their organizations?
To help you address negatives, use this four-step process: validate, interrogate, sublimate, and ameliorate.
His poetry titles include The Darkness Surrounds Us (1960), Black and White (1964), The Perfect Fiction (1968), Corrosive Sublimate (1971), The Orangery (1978), and Selected Poems (1981).