another name for vapour trail
[kuh n-dens] /kənˈdɛns/ verb (used with object), condensed, condensing. 1. to make more dense or compact; reduce the volume or extent of; concentrate. 2. to reduce to a shorter form; abridge: Condense your answer into a few words. 3. to reduce to another and denser form, as a gas or vapor to a liquid or […]
[kuh n-denst] /kənˈdɛnst/ adjective 1. reduced in volume, area, length, or scope; shortened: a condensed version of the book. 2. made denser, especially reduced from a gaseous to a liquid state. 3. thickened by distillation or evaporation; concentrated: condensed lemon juice. 4. Printing. (of type) narrow in proportion to its height. Compare (def 3). [kuh […]
- Condensed matter
noun 1. (physics) noun in science, matter in which atoms and molecules interact closely with each other, as liquids and solids
- Condensed-matter physics
[kuh n-denst-mat-er] /kənˈdɛnstˌmæt ər/ noun 1. the branch of physics that deals with the macroscopic physical properties of matter, especially solids; the study of the electromagnetic, structural, and thermodynamic properties of solids. 2. this study applied to crystalline solids, amorphous solids, and liquids.