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Princeton's WordNet

  1. condense, distill, distilverb

    undergo condensation; change from a gaseous to a liquid state and fall in drops

    "water condenses"; "The acid distills at a specific temperature"

  2. digest, condense, concentrateverb

    make more concise

    "condense the contents of a book into a summary"

  3. condenseverb

    remove water from

    "condense the milk"

  4. condenseverb

    cause a gas or vapor to change into a liquid

    "The cold air condensed the steam"

  5. condenseverb

    become more compact or concentrated

    "Her feelings condensed"

  6. condenseverb

    develop due to condensation

    "All our planets condensed out of the same material"

  7. condense, concentrate, contractverb

    compress or concentrate

    "Congress condensed the three-year plan into a six-month plan"


  1. condenseverb

    To decrease size or volume by concentration toward the essence.

    Etymology: From condensare.

  2. condenseverb

    To transform from a gaseous state into a liquid state via condensation.

    Etymology: From condensare.

  3. condenseadjective

    Condensed; compact; dense.

    The huge condense bodies of planets. uE00026831uE001 Bentley.

    Etymology: From condensare.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Condenseverb

    to make more close, compact, or dense; to compress or concentrate into a smaller compass; to consolidate; to abridge; to epitomize

    Etymology: [L. condensus.]

  2. Condenseverb

    to reduce into another and denser form, as by cold or pressure; as, to condense gas into a liquid form, or steam into water

    Etymology: [L. condensus.]

  3. Condenseverb

    to become more compact; to be reduced into a denser form

    Etymology: [L. condensus.]

  4. Condenseverb

    to combine or unite (as two chemical substances) with or without separation of some unimportant side products

    Etymology: [L. condensus.]

  5. Condenseverb

    to undergo polymerization

    Etymology: [L. condensus.]

  6. Condenseadjective

    condensed; compact; dense

    Etymology: [L. condensus.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Condense

    kon-dens′, v.t. to compress or reduce by pressure into smaller compass: to reduce to a denser form, as vapour to liquid.—n. Condensabil′ity, the quality of being condensable.—adj. Condens′able, capable of being compressed.—v.t. Condens′āte, to condense: to compress into a closer form.—v.i. to become dense: to harden:—pr.p. condens′āting; pa.p. condens′āted.—ns. Condensā′tion, act of condensing; Condens′er, an apparatus for reducing vapours to a liquid form: an appliance for collecting or condensing electricity. [L. condensārecon, inten., and densus, dense.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of condense in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of condense in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of condense in a Sentence

  1. RJ Intindola:

    You may continue to stay together after betrayal, and the scar may heal and condense, but will never totally disappeared.

  2. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    Condense some daily experience into a glowing symbol, and an audience is electrified.

  3. Andrew Cole:

    What the study found was when Pluto is farthest away from the Sun, and during its Winter in the Northern Hemisphere, nitrogen freezes out of the atmosphere, the atmospheric pressure has tripled over the past three decades, but as the planet orbits, our modelling showed that most of the atmosphere would condense out to almost nothing left.

  4. Jennifer Lawrence:

    What I like about these movies is that they take the entire world, and they condense it into this one continent, and they take all of these issues and one girl, who took it in her hands.

  5. Jillian Cannan:

    I thought my business partner had ordered something for our studio that we were waiting for on backorder, so I opened them up to condense the boxes and I realized they were mask brackets.

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    the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one
    • A. ternion
    • B. ditch
    • C. brasserie
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