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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sublimation
 昇華,昇華物,高尚化

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 sub·li·ma·tion /ˌsəbləˈmeʃən/ 名詞
 昇華(作用),提高,純化

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sub·li·ma·tion n.
 1. Chem. The act or process of subliming, or the state or result of being sublimed.
 2. The act of heightening or improving; exaltation; elevation; purification.
 3. That which is sublimed; the product of a purifying process.
    Religion is the perfection, refinement, and sublimation of morality.   --South.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 sublimation
      n 1: (chemistry) a change directly from the solid to the gaseous
           state without becoming liquid
      2: (psychology) modifying the natural expression of an impulse
         or instinct (especially a sexual one) to one that is
         socially acceptable