Condense



[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 solid state.
verb (used without object), condensed, condensing.
4.
to become denser or more compact or concentrated.
5.
to reduce a book, speech, statement, or the like, to a shorter form.
6.
to become liquid or solid, as a gas or vapor:
The steam condensed into droplets.
/kənˈdɛns/
verb
1.
(transitive) to increase the density of; compress
2.
to reduce or be reduced in volume or size; make or become more compact
3.
to change or cause to change from a gaseous to a liquid or solid state
4.
(chem) to undergo or cause to undergo condensation
v.

early 15c., from Middle French condenser (14c.) or directly from Latin condensare “to make dense,” from com-, intensive prefix (see com-), + densare “make thick,” from densus “dense, thick, crowded,” a word used of crowds, darkness, clouds, etc. (see dense).

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