con·​densed | \ kən-ˈden(t)st How to pronounce condensed (audio) \

Definition of condensed

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

Examples of condensed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Located within this prime growing area, Campbell’s was positioned well enough to double down on its bet that agricultural research would fuel its condensed soup products. Jeff Quattrone, Smithsonian Magazine, 14 Jan. 2022 From smooth strollers that fold in such a way to be compact enough for tight city living to a snack bag that keeps up with your kids snacks and your small must-have items in a chic, condensed way, start investing in things that do double duty. Essence, 4 Jan. 2022 By the first week of March, high school athletes were back, taking part in the first of three different condensed spring sports seasons. oregonlive, 31 Dec. 2021 Campbell recommended its line of frozen condensed soups as potential substitutions. Jaewon Kang, WSJ, 23 Dec. 2021 The rise in demand for air travel also has led to airlines adopting more condensed flight schedules, according to Shuker, which puts pressure on TSA agents and other airport workers to work faster. Rose Wagner,, 13 July 2021 Recent history has proved the value of having a smaller, more condensed supply chain rather than one that snakes around the world. Doug Donahue, Forbes, 18 June 2021 That means yet another special session, where the process gets even more condensed. Editorial Board, Star Tribune, 15 May 2021 The schedule is much more condensed — 72 games in essentially five months — with a slew of restrictions and health and safety protocols for teams when traveling. Roy Parry,, 11 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of condensed

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Condensed.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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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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