condensate

noun

con·​den·​sate ˈkän-dən-ˌsāt How to pronounce condensate (audio)
-ˌden-;
kən-ˈden-
: a product of condensation
especially : a liquid obtained by condensation of a gas or vapor
steam condensate

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web TotalEnergies is involved in supplying gas condensate to make jet fuel that could be used by Russia's military in Ukraine, via the French firm's stake in a venture with Russia's Novatek, French newspaper Le Monde newspaper reported on Wednesday. Katya Soldak, Forbes, 25 Aug. 2022 TotalEnergies denied a report in the French daily Le Monde saying that gas condensate produced by the Termokarstovoye project was ending up in fuel for Russian military aircraft that bombed Ukraine. Jenny Strasburg, WSJ, 1 Sep. 2022 The statement was in response to a report earlier this week in French newspaper Le Monde that the field supplied gas condensate used to make jet fuel for Russian military aircraft involved in the Ukraine war. Nick Kostov, WSJ, 26 Aug. 2022 In an electrical circuit, the electron condensate in a wire is like water flowing through a pipe. Sumeet Kulkarni, Los Angeles Times, 2 July 2022 In the accounts published on Thursday, the KRG is seen to have provided crude and condensate worth $88 million to local refineries and other local consumers. Khalid Al Ansary, Bloomberg.com, 31 Mar. 2022 Russia similarly exported most of its crude oil and other condensate exports to Europe that year, with just 1% going to the US. Courtney Vinopal, Quartz, 8 Mar. 2022 Not so: At the high end of its guidance, EOG expects to increase crude oil and condensate production in the U.S. by just 5% in 2022. Jinjoo Lee, WSJ, 28 Feb. 2022 Was some universal principle playing out in the polariton condensate, some fundamental law about systems where energy isn’t conserved? Quanta Magazine, 11 Nov. 2021 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1889, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of condensate was in 1889

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“Condensate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/condensate. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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condensate

noun
con·​den·​sate ˈkän-dən-ˌsāt How to pronounce condensate (audio)
-ˌden-;
kən-ˈden-
: a product of condensation
steam condensate

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