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v. con·densed, con·dens·ing, con·dens·es
a. To make more dense or compact: gravity condensing matter into stars.
b. To concentrate (a substance), especially by removing water.
2. To make more concise; abridge or shorten: condensed the list of guests.
3. To cause (a gas or vapor) to change to a liquid.
1. To become more dense or compact.
2. To undergo condensation.

[Middle English condensen, from Old French condenser, from Latin condēnsāre : com-, intensive pref.; see com- + dēnsāre, to thicken (from dēnsus, thick).]

con·dens′a·bil′i·ty n.
con·dens′a·ble, con·dens′i·ble adj.
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Noun1.condensing - the act of increasing the density of something
compressing, compression - applying pressure
inspissation, thickening - the act of thickening
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