condenser

noun con·dens·er \ kən-ˈden(t)-sər \
|Updated on: 12 Jul 2018

Definition of condenser

1 : one that condenses: such as
a : a lens or mirror used to concentrate light on an object
b : an apparatus in which gas or vapor is condensed
2 : capacitor

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First Known Use of condenser

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in the meaning defined at sense 1

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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


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condenser

noun con·dens·er \ kən-ˈden(t)-sər \

medical Definition of condenser

1 a : a lens or mirror used to concentrate light on an object
b : an apparatus in which gas or vapor is condensed
2 : capacitor


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