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con·den·sa·tion

 (kŏn′dĕn-sā′shən, -dən-)
n.
1. The act of condensing.
2. The state of being condensed.
3. An abridgment or shortening of something, especially of a written work or speech.
4. Physics
a. The process by which a gas or vapor changes to a liquid.
b. The liquid so formed.
5. Chemistry A chemical reaction in which water or another simple substance is released by the combination of two or more molecules.
6. Psychology The process by which a single symbol or word is associated with the emotional content of several, not necessarily related, ideas, feelings, memories, or impulses, especially as expressed in dreams.

con′den·sa′tion·al adj.

condensation

(ˌkɒndɛnˈseɪʃən)
n
1. the act or process of condensing, or the state of being condensed
2. (General Physics) anything that has condensed from a vapour, esp on a window
3. (Chemistry) chem a type of reaction in which two organic molecules combine to form a larger molecule as well as a simple molecule such as water, methanol, etc
4. anything that has been shortened, esp an abridged version of a book
5. (Psychoanalysis) psychoanal
a. the fusion of two or more ideas, etc, into one symbol, occurring esp in dreams
b. the reduction of many experiences into one word or action, as in a phobia
ˌcondenˈsational adj

con•den•sa•tion

(ˌkɒn dɛnˈseɪ ʃən, -dən-)

n.
1. the act of condensing or the state of being condensed.
2. the result or product of condensing.
3. reduction of a book, speech, or the like to a shorter or terser form; abridgment.
4. a condensed form, as of a book.
5. a condensed mass.
6.
a. the act or process of reducing a gas or vapor to a liquid or solid form.
b. a liquid or solid produced in this manner; condensate.
7. a reaction between two or more organic molecules forming a larger molecule with the elimination of a simple molecule such as water or alcohol.
8. the process by which atmospheric water vapor liquefies to form fog, clouds, or the like, or solidifies to form snow or hail.
[1595–1605; < Late Latin]
con`den•sa′tion•al, adj.

con·den·sa·tion

(kŏn′dən-sā′shən)
The change of a gas or vapor to a liquid, either by cooling or by being subjected to increased pressure. When water vapor cools in the atmosphere, for example, it condenses into tiny drops of water, which form clouds.

Condensation

 Examples: condensation of manufacturing populace, 1828; of thought and expression, 1794; of water drops.

condensation

1. The process by which a liquid forms from its vapor.
2. The change from vapor into liquid.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.condensation - (psychoanalysis) an unconscious process whereby two ideas or images combine into a single symbol; especially in dreams
depth psychology, psychoanalysis, analysis - a set of techniques for exploring underlying motives and a method of treating various mental disorders; based on the theories of Sigmund Freud; "his physician recommended psychoanalysis"
unconscious process, process - a mental process that you are not directly aware of; "the process of denial"
2.condensation - the process of changing from a gaseous to a liquid or solid state
natural action, natural process, action, activity - a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings); "the action of natural forces"; "volcanic activity"
3.condensation - atmospheric moisture that has condensed because of cold
atmospheric phenomenon - a physical phenomenon associated with the atmosphere
sweat - condensation of moisture on a cold surface; "the cold glasses were streaked with sweat"
dew - water that has condensed on a cool surface overnight from water vapor in the air; "in the morning the grass was wet with dew"
4.condensation - the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together; "the contraction of a gas on cooling"
shrinkage, shrinking - process or result of becoming less or smaller; "the material lost 2 inches per yard in shrinkage"
coarctation, constriction - tight or narrow compression
5.condensation - a shortened version of a written workcondensation - a shortened version of a written work
summary, sum-up - a brief statement that presents the main points in a concise form; "he gave a summary of the conclusions"
6.condensation - the act of increasing the density of something
compressing, compression - applying pressure
inspissation, thickening - the act of thickening

condensation

noun
1. moisture, liquid, damp, dampness, wetness He used his sleeve to wipe the condensation off the glass.
2. distillation, precipitation, liquefaction The surface refrigeration allows the condensation of water.
3. abridgment, summary, abstract, digest, contraction, synopsis, curtailment, précis, encapsulation a condensation of a book that offers ten ways to be a better manager
4. concentration, reduction, consolidation, compression, crystallization Matter is a temporary condensation of energy.

condensation

noun
A short summary or version prepared by cutting down a larger work:
Translations
إِسالَةُ بُخارِ الماءتَكْثِيفتَكْثيف، تَلْخيص، إيجاز
kondenzaceopocenízhušťování
kondenskondenseringfortætning
tiivistymä
kondenzacija
bepárásodássûrítés
móîaòétting
結露
응결
kondenzáciazarosenie
kondensering
การควบแน่น
sự ngưng tụ

condensation

[ˌkɒndenˈseɪʃən] N
1. (= vapour) → vaho m
2. (= summary) → resumen m

condensation

[ˌkɒndɛnˈseɪʃən] ncondensation f

condensation

n
(of vapour)Kondensation f; (= liquid formed)Kondensat nt; (on window panes etc) → Kondenswasser nt; the windows/walls are covered with condensationdie Fenster/Wände sind beschlagen
(= short form)Kurzfassung f; (= act)Kondensierung f, → Zusammenfassung f

condensation

[ˌkɒndɛnˈseɪʃn] ncondensazione f

condense

(kənˈdens) verb
1. to make smaller. They have produced a condensed version of the book for children.
2. to make (a liquid) thicker, stronger or more concentrated. condensed milk.
3. (of vapour) to turn to liquid. Steam condensed on the kitchen windows.
ˌcondenˈsation (konden-) noun
1. the act of condensing.
2. liquid formed from vapour. I can't see out because of the condensation on the window.

condensation

تَكْثِيف kondenzace kondens Kondensation συμπύκνωση condensación tiivistymä condensation kondenzacija condensazione 結露 응결 condensatie kondensering kondensacja condensação конденсат kondensering การควบแน่น buğu sự ngưng tụ 浓缩
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