Condensation definition

kŏndĕn-sāshən, -dən-
The act of condensing, as the reduction of a gas to a liquid or the abridgment of a piece of writing.
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The process by which a gas or vapor changes to a liquid.
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(psychology) The process by which a single symbol or word is associated with the emotional content of several, not necessarily related, ideas, feelings, memories, or impulses, especially as expressed in dreams.
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(physics) The conversion of a gas to a liquid; the condensate so formed.
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The change of a gas or vapor to a liquid, either by cooling or by being subjected to increased pressure. When water vapor cools in the atmosphere, for example, it condenses into tiny drops of water, which form clouds.
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(chemistry) The reaction of two substances with the simultaneous loss of water or other small molecule.
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The process by which a gas or vapor changes to a liquid.
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The liquid so formed.
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The act or process of condensing or of being condensed; the state of being condensed.
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The definition of condensation is the act of shortening or reducing something to make it more concise.

Combining two images into one is an example of condensation.

A shortened version of a speech is an example of condensation.

An example of condensation is water droplets on a window that form when humid air comes into contact with a cold surface.

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(psychology) The process by which a single symbol or word is associated with the emotional content of several, not necessarily related, ideas, feelings, memories, or impulses, especially as expressed in dreams.
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The liquid so formed.
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The condition of being condensed.
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An abridgment or shortening of something, especially of a written work or speech.
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(chemistry) A chemical reaction in which water or another simple substance is released by the combination of two or more molecules.
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The product of such an act.

To read a condensation of a novel.

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(chemistry) A chemical reaction in which water or another simple substance is released by the combination of two or more molecules.
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An abridgment or shortening of something, especially of a written work or speech.
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The act of condensing.
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The state of being condensed.
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The act of condensing.
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The state of being condensed.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
condensation
Plural:
condensations