I’m sorry but the act of sublimating Vodka with “diamond filters” is total bullshit.


Verb (Transitive)

  1. Physics: To bring by heat into the state of vapor, which, on cooling, returns again to the solid state; as, to sublimate sulphur or camphor.
  2. Archaic: To refine and exalt; to heighten; to elevate; as, to raise to a place of honor.

Noun

  1. Chemistry: A product obtained by sublimation; hence, also, a purified product so obtained.

Adjective

  1. Brought into a state of vapor by heat, and again condensed as a solid.

Pronunciations

  • /ˈsʌblɪmeɪt/

Origin

From Latin sublīmātus, past participle of sublīmāre (“to raise, elevate”).


Cite this Entry

Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Sublimate.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/sublimate. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “sublimate”, accessed October 20, 2020, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/sublimate.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Sublimate. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved October 20, 2020, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/sublimate


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