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The phase change in which a substance changes from a gas directly to a solid is _____. I do believe it's Deposition, unless I'm getting confused with a gas to a liquid?

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  1. dmacgroov Group Title
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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/State_of_matter

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  2. eashmore Group Title
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    Gas to liquid is condensation (like on the side of your lemonaide glass!) Deposition skips liquid (who needs 'em?) and is a change from gas to solid.

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  3. Harkirat Group Title
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    the answer is sublimation

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  4. eashmore Group Title
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    Sublimation is solid to gas. Dry ice sublimates.

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  5. Harkirat Group Title
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    it is the same for gas to solid.....

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  6. Harkirat Group Title
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    it is also called deposition in some books...

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  7. eashmore Group Title
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    Desublimation is another term for deposition. I guess there is still some ambiguity here.

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  8. Lime Group Title
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    It's debatable. I essentially believe the answer is deposition, but thank you @Harkirat, for your insight.

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  9. Harkirat Group Title
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    Even in science sometimes they leave ambiguities....I feel "reverse sublimation" should be the correct name that they should coin.....☺

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  10. NotTheBrightest Group Title
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    The answer is NOT condensation.

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