Question

Sublimation is _________________.

A

Conversion of solid molecule directly into gaseous state.

B

Conversion of solid molecule directly into liquid state .

C

Conversion of liquid molecule directly into solid state.

D

None of these

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Correct option is A)

The process of conversion of the solid molecules directly into gas is known as sublimation. Generally, Ice converts to water and this water converts to water vapor (gas). So the process of conversion of states of matter is solid converts to liquid and this liquid boils out to give gas. But, the liquid state is devoid in case of sublimation. Conversion of Camphor to gas is an example of sublimation. Sublimation helps to dry substance within getting moist. It is also beneficial in medicines. Water also undergoes sublimation at the triple point.

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