condenser

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noun con·dens·er \kən-ˈden(t)-sər\

Definition of condenser

  1. 1 :  one that condenses: such asa :  a lens or mirror used to concentrate light on an objectb :  an apparatus in which gas or vapor is condensed

  2. 2 :  capacitor

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First Known Use of condenser

1686


CONDENSER Defined for English Language Learners

condenser

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Definition of condenser for English Language Learners

  • : a device used for changing a gas into a liquid

  • : a device used for storing electrical energy


Medical Dictionary

condenser

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noun con·dens·er \kən-ˈden(t)-sər\

Medical Definition of condenser

  1. 1a:  a lens or mirror used to concentrate light on an objectb:  an apparatus in which gas or vapor is condensed

  2. 2:  capacitor



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