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sublimate

 [sub´lĭ-māt]
1. a substance obtained by sublimation.
2. to accomplish sublimation.

sub·li·mate

(sŭb'li-māt),
1. To perform or accomplish sublimation.
2. Any substance that has been submitted to sublimation.
[L. sublimo, pp. -atus, to raise on high, fr. sublimis, high]

sublimate

(sŭb′lə-māt′)
v. subli·mated, subli·mating, subli·mates
v.intr. Chemistry
To be transformed directly from the solid to the gaseous state or from the gaseous to the solid state without becoming a liquid.
v.tr.
1. Chemistry To cause (a solid or gas) to sublimate.
2.
a. To modify the natural expression of (a primitive, instinctual impulse) in a socially acceptable manner.
b. To divert the energy associated with (an unacceptable impulse or drive) into an acceptable activity.
n.
Chemistry A product of sublimation.

sub′li·ma′tion (-mā′shən) n.

sub·li·mate

(sŭb'lim-āt)
1. To perform or accomplish sublimation.
2. Any substance that has been submitted to sublimation.
[L. sublimo, pp. -atus, to raise on high, fr. sublimis, high]

sub·li·mate

(sŭb'lim-āt)
1. To perform or accomplish sublimation.
2. Any substance submitted to sublimation.
[L. sublimo, pp. -atus, to raise on high, fr. sublimis, high]
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In the book, Grunig discusses the role of marketing in the overall communication/public relations program and predicts that excellent public relations departments will be separate operating entities from organizational marketing departments whereas less excellent ones eventually will be sublimated to marketing.
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Such physical energy has to be sublimated imaginatively in a concert setting and this was achieved without sacrificing spontaneity, through good programming.
They share a few beers, he confesses a sublimated desire to become a dad.
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We then see her testing her nascent sexuality by doing an awkwardly sensuous Flashdance routine with that ur-symbol of masculinity, a horse--here sublimated within the form of a stuffed animal that comes to life in her bedroom.