condense

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

con·dense

verb \kən-ˈden(t)s\

: to make (something) shorter or smaller by removing parts that are less important

: to change from a gas into a liquid

: to remove water from (something) to make it thicker

con·densedcon·dens·ing

Full Definition of CONDENSE

transitive verb
:  to make denser or more compact; especially :  to subject to condensation
intransitive verb
:  to undergo condensation
con·dens·able also con·dens·ible \-ˈden(t)-sə-bəl\ adjective

Examples of CONDENSE

  1. The information is collected and then passed on to the CEO in condensed form.
  2. The cooler temperatures cause the gas to condense into a liquid.
  3. Moisture in the air condenses to form tiny drops of water.
  4. Condense the milk by cooking it slowly.

Origin of CONDENSE

Middle English, from Latin condensare, from com- + densare to make dense, from densus dense
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Chemical Engineering Terms

alkali, cation, decant, hygroscopic, isotope, oxidize, slurry, solute, viscous

con·dense

verb \kən-ˈden(t)s\   (Medical Dictionary)
con·densedcon·dens·ing

Medical Definition of CONDENSE

transitive verb
: to make denser or more compact; especially : to subject to condensation
intransitive verb
1
: to undergo condensation
2
: to become visibly dense or more compact <the chromosomes condense during prophase>
con·dens·able \-ˈden(t)-sə-bəl\ adjective

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