Definitions for "Sublimate"
To redirect the energy (of sexual or other biological drives) into a more socially acceptable or constructive form.
to divert the energy of (an emotion or impulse arising from a primitive instinct) into a culturally higher activity.
The expression of an "unacceptable" impulse or urge in a positive or acceptable way. The standard of unacceptable and acceptable usually relate to societal norms.
To bring by heat into the state of vapor, which, on cooling, returns again to the solid state; as, to sublimate sulphur or camphor.
Brought into a state of vapor by heat, and again condensed as a solid.
To go from a solid state directly to a gaseous state without becoming liquid.
A product obtained by sublimation; hence, also, a purified product so obtained.
remove impurities from, increase the concentration of, and separate through the process of distillation; "purify the water"
To refine and exalt; to heighten; to elevate.
make more subtle or refined
Keywords:  pure