Condenser



[kuh n-den-ser] /kənˈdɛn sər/

noun
1.
a person or thing that .
2.
an apparatus for .
3.
any device for reducing gases or vapors to liquid or solid form.
4.
Optics. a lens or combination of lenses that gathers and concentrates light in a specified direction, often used to direct light onto the projection lens in a projection system.
5.
Electricity. .
/kənˈdɛnsə/
noun
1.

2.
a lens that concentrates light into a small area
3.
another name for capacitor
4.
a person or device that condenses
n.

1680s, agent noun from condense. Given a wide variety of technical uses in late 18c. and 19c.

condenser con·dens·er (kən-děn’sər)
n.

condenser
(kən-děn’sər)

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