SUBLIMATE, v.t. [from sublime.] 1. To bring a solid substance, as camphor or sulphur, into the state of vapor by heat, which on cooling, returns again to the solid state. [See Sublimation.] 2. To refine and exalt; to highthen; to elevate. And as his actions rose, so raise they still their vein, in words whose weight best suits a sublimated strain. SUBLIMATE, n. The product of a sublimation. Corrosive sublimate is the muriate of mercury when it has undergone sublimation. It is one of the most virulent of the mineral poisons. Blue sublimate, is a preparation of mercury with flower of brimstone and sal ammoniac; used in painting. SUBLIMATE, a. Brought into a state of vapor by heat and again condensed, as solid substances.