recondense

verb
re·​con·​dense | \ (ˌ)rē-kən-ˈden(t)s How to pronounce recondense (audio) \
recondensed; recondensing; recondenses

Definition of recondense

transitive + intransitive

: to condense (something) again or to become condensed again Such tropical storms derive energy from evaporation of water from the ocean surface, which ultimately recondenses into clouds and rain when moist air rises and cools.— Brian Nearing He also intends to work out a few bugs on his desalinator, which uses a mirror to focus light on a container, heating water to steam and then recondensing it into fresh water.— Staci Matlock

First Known Use of recondense

1650, in the meaning defined above

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“Recondense.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/recondense. Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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