Variant of condense
- to make more dense or compact; reduce the volume of; compress
- to express in fewer words; make concise; abridge
- to change (a substance) to a denser form, as from a gas to a liquid
- Chem. to cause molecules of (the same or different substances) to combine to form a more complex compound, often with elimination of a simple molecule, as water
Origin: French condenser ; from Classical Latin condensare ; from condensus, very dense ; from com-, intensive plush densus, dense
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