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Can solids evaporate

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Only certain solids evaporate. Most solids melt before evaporating. When a solid turns straight into a gas, it is called sublimation. Examples of substances that sublime include carbon dioxide, iodine, arsenic, and naphthalene.

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yes, well some can. Most solids melt before evaporating.

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if they are soluble solids such as salt from water

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Any liquid or solid can evaporate under the right circumstances.

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Solutes are generally considered as solids; solids can be melted (not all, some are decomposed) and boiled generating vapors.
Solvents also can be evaporated.

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