con·densed | \kən-ˈden(t)st \

Definition of condensed 

: reduced to a more compact or dense form also : having a face narrower than that of a standard typeface

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Here’s a condensed and edited version of the interview. Darcel Rockett,, "Nevertheless, princesses persisted: Author examines the power of the crown," 17 May 2018 Below is a condensed and edited Q&A. Q: What is your take on President Trump's and Jeff Sessions' 'zero tolerance' border policy? Merdie Nzanga, USA TODAY, "USA TODAY's Rick Jervis talks immigration, from 'zero tolerance' policy to asylum," 3 July 2018 Below is a condensed and edited transcript of the conversation. Piet Levy, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "What women in Milwaukee's music scene say about #MeToo, FemFest impact and breaking down barriers," 23 May 2018 Particularly Daytona and Kids See Ghosts, which adopt the song-craving appetite of the streaming era and apply it to a condensed album format: expertly curated with no clutter, just seven songs that demand rotation. Jason Parham, WIRED, "Beyoncé and Jay-Z's Everything Is Love Marks a New Step in the Album's Evolution," 19 June 2018 With the condensed schedule, the advisory also reminded baseball coaches to be cognizant of pitching limitations. Katherine Dunn,, "Rainy weather disrupts high school playoffs especially baseball, softball," 18 May 2018 The prospect which awaits the Spaniard is a very different, condensed job., "Passion, Values & Class: Why Mikel Arteta Is the Right Man to Succeed Arsene Wenger at Arsenal," 16 May 2018 Unfortunately with such a condensed season, the second episode meant another two couples were sent home, and this week the athletes, sadly, were Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Arike Ogunbowale. Andrew Joseph, For The Win, "8 key moments from latest DWTS, including Tonya Harding's odd dance with a bear," 8 May 2018 The inside could be peanut butter, buttercream, caramel, a Peppermint Patty-esque center, or the traditional coconut filling made from sweetened condensed milk, egg white, coconut, and sugar. Elisa Ludwig,, "How to make your own Easter candy at home," 26 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of condensed

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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Medical Definition of condensed 

: reduced to a more compact or dense form condensed metaphase chromosomes condensed heterochromatin

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