adj.1.expressing the essence; condensed; summarized.
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When considering these questions, and noting their restraint when facing the tempting freedom of expression that designing their own building has given them, the reduced, sleek, boiled-down aesthetic of this 1800[m.
Britain wants to resume exports of beef fat and gelatin made from boiled-down cattle carcasses.
Yet Golding's occasional impulse toward extravagance is usually tempered by a more characteristic tendency toward concision, as in his two-page, boiled-down history of still life in an essay on Picasso and Juan Gris, which is a model of its kind.