Definition of sublimator in English:


Pronunciation /ˈsʌblɪmeɪtə/


  • 1Chemistry
    A container or apparatus in which substances are heated in order to sublime them; a sublimer.

  • 2A device for cooling the interior of a spacesuit or spaceship by forced sublimation of ice.


Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. Either from post-classical Latin sublimator vaporizer, or from sublimate + -or.