[kuh n-dens] /kənˈdɛns/
verb (used with object), condensed, condensing.
to make more dense or compact; reduce the volume or extent of; concentrate.
to reduce to a shorter form; abridge:
Condense your answer into a few words.
to reduce to another and denser form, as a gas or vapor to a liquid or solid state.
verb (used without object), condensed, condensing.
to become denser or more compact or concentrated.
to reduce a book, speech, statement, or the like, to a shorter form.
to become liquid or solid, as a gas or vapor:
The steam condensed into droplets.
(transitive) to increase the density of; compress
to reduce or be reduced in volume or size; make or become more compact
to change or cause to change from a gaseous to a liquid or solid state
(chem) to undergo or cause to undergo condensation
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).
[kuh n-den-suh-buh l] /kənˈdɛn sə bəl/ adjective 1. capable of being .
[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 […]
- Condensing osteitis
condensing osteitis con·dens·ing osteitis (kən-děn’sĭng) n. See sclerosing osteitis.
[kon-duh-send] /ˌkɒn dəˈsɛnd/ verb (used without object) 1. to behave as if one is conscious of descending from a superior position, rank, or dignity. 2. to stoop or deign to do something: He would not condescend to misrepresent the facts. 3. to put aside one’s dignity or superiority voluntarily and assume equality with one regarded […]
[kon-duh-sen-duh ns] /ˌkɒn dəˈsɛn dəns/ noun 1. . 2. Scot. a list or specification of particulars. /ˌkɒndɪˈsɛndəns/ noun 1. (Scots law) a statement of facts presented by the plaintiff in a cause 2. a less common word for condescension n. 1630s, from French condescendance, from condescendre, from Latin condescendere (see condescend).