sublimation point

sublimation point

[‚səb·lə′mā·shən ¦pȯint]
(thermodynamics)
The temperature at which the vapor pressure of the solid phase of a compound is equal to the total pressure of the gas phase in contact with it; analogous to the boiling point of a liquid.
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Jason Schneiderman is the author three books of poems: Primary Source (Red Hen Press 2016), winner of the Benjamin Saltman Prize; Striking Surface (Ashland Poetry Press 2010), winner of the Richard Snyder Prize, and Sublimation Point (Four Way Books 2004), a Stahlecker Selection.
JASON SCHNEIDERMAN is the author of the poetry collections Sublimation Point (2004) and Striking Surface (2010), winner of the 2009 Richard Snyder Publication Prize from Ashland Poetry Press.
The value for C[O.sub.2] is the sublimation point, when dry ice, a solid, becomes a gas.
In relative long periods of time quantative and especially qualitative changes of the concepts appear, until the sublimation point is reached- initially a new concept appears which finally becomes sublime.
"Above -78.5[degrees]C (-109.3[degrees]F), or its sublimation point, dry ice vaporizes."
Jason Schneiderman is the author of Sublimation Point (Four Way Books).