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condensed

verb
past tense of condense

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1 to become smaller in size or volume through the drawing together of particles of matter
  • over time the once-fluffy material in the pillow had condensed into a lumpy wad

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2 to reduce in size or volume by or as if by pressing parts or members together
  • condense the information into as brief a report as possible

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3 to increase the amount of (a substance in a mixture) by removing other substances
  • added condensed milk to the mix

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The first known use of condensed was in the 15th century

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“Condensed.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/condensed. Accessed 21 November 2019.

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