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Translation of sublimate in Spanish:

transitive verb

American English: /ˈsəbləˌmeɪt/
British English: /ˈsʌblɪmeɪt/
  • 1 (Psychology)
    Example sentences
    • Artists, in this view, are people who may avoid neurosis and perversion by sublimating their impulses in their work.
    • A psychologist might interpret my conversion as sublimating my guilty feelings, but I prefer to think about it as fulfilling my Jewish destiny.
    • Too often, however, student needs or preferences are sublimated to the overwhelming task of presenting large bodies of information to large numbers of students in small periods of time.
  • 2 (Chemistry)
    Example sentences
    • 78.5°C Temperature at which dry ice (carbon dioxide) sublimates from a solid to a gas
    • There is no danger at all in consuming a drink that was cooled down using dry ice - most of the carbon dioxide will just sublimate into the air.
    • Some of the most dominating physical features I've ever encountered, a glacier is a vast mass of ice formed from the accumulation of snow that compacts faster than it melts and sublimates.


American English: /ˈsəbləmət/
, /ˈsəbləˌmeɪt/
British English: /ˈsʌblɪmeɪt/
, /ˈsʌblɪmət/
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