What Is It Called When a Solid Changes to a Gas?

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The process of gas changing into solid is known as deposition and the opposite of this process is called sublimation. Generally, deposition is the settling of particles (vapour or solution) or residue onto a surface.
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It's called "Sublimation"
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Sublimation in chemistry is a change directly from the
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When a solid changes state directly into a gas, we say it will sublime, or undergo sublimation.
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Gas goes directly to a solid (desublimation). Thanks for using ChaC...
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The process through which a solid phase changes into a gaseous phase is known as sublimation. This happens without the solid going through the liquid phase and it needs additional energy for this to happen.
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