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sublimation

See definition of sublimation on Dictionary.com
  • as indefense mechanism
  • as ininhibition
  • as inparagon

synonyms for sublimation

  • conversion
  • defense
  • defense reaction
  • repression
  • suppression
  • symbolization
  • reticence
  • self-consciousness
  • shyness
  • bar
  • barrier
  • blockage
  • check
  • embargo
  • interdict
  • interference
  • obstacle
  • prevention
  • prohibition
  • reserve
  • restraint
  • suppression
  • hangup
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How to use sublimation in a sentence

In some of these cold traps, the sublimation of CO2 ice slows to a crawl—at most a few centimeters of depth lost every billion years.
POCKETS OF FROZEN CO2 ON THE MOON COULD FUEL FUTURE SPACE TRAVELLETO SAPUNARNOVEMBER 18, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
These embedded materials will eventually begin to release back into the air through sublimation and evaporation.
THAT NEW CAR SMELL? IT’S GOT A GASSY EXPLANATION.ROB STUMPFSEPTEMBER 19, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Worse, their water could go straight from frozen to evaporated, a process known as sublimation.
NEW IDEAS ON WHAT MAKES A PLANET HABITABLE COULD RESHAPE THE SEARCH FOR LIFELISA GROSSMANAUGUST 30, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
So I don’t know enough about sublimation to say whether what I do daily is an act of sublimation.
INTRODUCING “NO STUPID QUESTIONS” (EP. 422)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJUNE 18, 2020FREAKONOMICS
The conversation about happiness is from episode three, and the sublimation question is from episode four.
INTRODUCING “NO STUPID QUESTIONS” (EP. 422)STEPHEN J. DUBNERJUNE 18, 2020FREAKONOMICS
And that treatise of Van de Water, the Belgian, on the sublimation of the sub-conscious by the negation of the self-censor.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Personal experience, they say, means more to them than theory, even though the theory be the sublimation of all experience.
DWARF FRUIT TREESF. A. WAUGH
The sublimation having been carried to a sufficient extent, the fires are allowed to die out.
COOLEY'S CYCLOPDIA OF PRACTICAL RECEIPTS AND COLLATERAL INFORMATION IN THE ARTS, MANUFACTURES, PROFESSIONS, AND TRADES..., SIXTH EDITION, VOLUME IARNOLD COOLEY
The residuum consists of a violet-coloured powder, which, by sublimation, is converted into cinnabar.
HEADS OF LECTURES ON A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: PARTICULARLY INCLUDING CHEMISTRYJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
It is then refined by a second sublimation, and melted into the masses in which it is commonly sold.
HEADS OF LECTURES ON A COURSE OF EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY: PARTICULARLY INCLUDING CHEMISTRYJOSEPH PRIESTLEY
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SUBLIMATION

  • conversion
  • defense
  • defense reaction
  • repression
  • sublimation
  • suppression
  • symbolization
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.