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Is it the same as sublimation?

  1. Apr 30, 2010 #1
    Hi,
    Does anyone know what ablimation is? Is it the same as sublimation?
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  3. Apr 30, 2010 #2

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    Re: ablimation

    Ablimation is the reverse process to sublimation, that is, it is the direct vapor --> solid phase transition. It have also heard it referred to as deposition and accretion.
     
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