condensed

adjective
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

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With a condensed schedule and more Brooklyn shows than ever—including Michael Kors, Brandon Maxwell, and Tory Burch—Phil Oh will be on his feet quite a lot this week. Vogue, "Phil Oh’s Best Street Style Photos From New York Fashion Week Spring 2020," 10 Sep. 2019 The games typically show video of condensed horse races. Washington Post, "Churchill Downs presents plan to offer winter racing," 6 Sep. 2019 Learning such things is one of the only possible upsides, to my mind, of staying in this world beyond the condensed period required for reading a novel. Jia Tolentino, The New Yorker, "Margaret Atwood Expands the World of “The Handmaid’s Tale”," 5 Sep. 2019 These clouds of condensed rock block outgoing thermal radiation, making the planet's nightside appear relatively cool from space. Fox News, "NASA reveals secrets of 'Hot Jupiter' exoplanets," 29 Aug. 2019 And in a nod to the New Deal era, Elizabeth Warren chose a condensed deco-esque typeface and American Standard mint-green accents that pay homage to the design language of the 1930s. Kate Wagner, The New Republic, "The Subtle Politics of Graphic Design," 20 Aug. 2019 The condensed size fits well in metropolitan areas, where a typical Target store wouldn’t. Emily Brindley, courant.com, "Connecticut’s first small-format Target opening Sunday at West Hartford’s Bishops Corner," 14 Aug. 2019 At the hearing, planning and zoning official Jeff Gowings gave a condensed summary of the department’s findings. Erin B. Logan, baltimoresun.com, "More than 200 Howard residents come out for Hickory Ridge redevelopment hearing," 30 July 2019 In a very condensed season that is sandwiched between Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, each team plays 14 matches in the month of July. Tod Leonard, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Column: San Diego sports tour: Aviators tennis perfect for a summer evening," 25 July 2019

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First Known Use of condensed

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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condensed

adjective

Medical Definition of condensed

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

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