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Definition of Condense
Condense Con*dense", v. i.
1. To become more compact; to be reduced into a denser form.
Nitrous acid is gaseous at ordinary temperatures,
but condenses into a very volatile liquid at the
zero of Fahrenheit. --H. Spencer.
(a) To combine or unite (as two chemical substances) with
or without separation of some unimportant side
(b) To undergo polymerization.
CondenseCondense Con*dense", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Condensed; p. pr. &
vb. n. Condensing.] [L. condensare; con- + densare to make
thick or dense, densus thick, dense: cf. F. condenser. See
Dense, and cf. Condensate.]
1. To make more close, compact, or dense; to compress or
concentrate into a smaller compass; to consolidate; to
abridge; to epitomize.
In what shape they choose, Dilated or condensed,
bright or obscure. --Milton.
The secret course pursued at Brussels and at Madrid
may be condensed into the usual formula,
dissimulation, procrastination, and again
2. (Chem. & Physics) To reduce into another and denser form,
as by cold or pressure; as, to condense gas into a liquid
form, or steam into water.
Condensed milk, milk reduced to the consistence of very
thick cream by evaporation (usually with addition of
sugar) for preservation and transportation.
Condensing engine, a steam engine in which the steam is
condensed after having exerted its force on the piston.
Syn: To compress; contract; crowd; thicken; concentrate;
abridge; epitomize; reduce.
Condense Con*dense", a. [L. condensus.]
Condensed; compact; dense. [R.]
The huge condense bodies of planets. --Bentley.
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