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sublimate

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noun sub·li·mate \ˈsəb-lə-ˌmāt, -mət\

Medical Definition of sublimate

  1. 1:  mercuric chloride

  2. 2:  a chemical product obtained by sublimation




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sublimate

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transitive verb sub·li·mate \ˈsəb-lə-ˌmāt\

Medical Definition of sublimate

sublimated; sublimating

  1. 1:  sublime

  2. 2:  to divert the expression of (an instinctual desire or impulse) from its unacceptable form to one that is considered more socially or culturally acceptable




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