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Condensation

Condensation Meaning & Definition
Condensation Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Condensation?

[n] the act of increasing the density of something
[n] (psychoanalysis) an unconscious process whereby two ideas or images combine into a single symbol; especially in dreams
[n] a shortened version of a written work
[n] the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together; "the contraction of a gas on cooling"
[n] atmospheric moisture that has condensed because of cold
[n] the process of changing from a gaseous to a liquid or solid state

Synonyms | Synonyms for Condensation: abridgement | abridgment | capsule | compression | condensate | condensing | contraction

Related Terms | Find terms related to Condensation: abbreviation | abbreviature | abrege | abridgment | abstract | accelerando | acceleration | accretion | adherence | adhesion | agglomeration | agglutination | aggravation | apocope | astriction | astringency | beefing-up | blowing up | blowup | bottleneck | breviary | brief | capsule | cervix | circumscription | cling | clinging | clotting | clumping | clustering | coagulation | coarctation | coherence | cohesion | cohesiveness | compactedness | compaction | compend | compression | compressure | concentration | concretion | condensed version | congealment | congelation | conglobation | conglomeration | consolidation | conspectus | constriction | constringency | contraction | contracture | curtailment | decrease | deepening | densification | digest | diminuendo | distillation | draft | dribble | drip | dripping | drop | elision | ellipsis | enhancement | epitome | exacerbation | exaggeration | explosion | foreshortening | hardening | head | heating-up | heightening | hourglass | hourglass figure | information explosion | inseparability | intensification | isthmus | junction | knitting | leaching | lixiviation | magnification | narrow place | narrowing | neck | outline | overview | pandect | percolation | pickup | population explosion | precis | puckering | pursing | recap | recapitulation | redoubling | reduction | reinforcement | retrenchment | review | rubric | seepage | seeping | set | shortened version | shortening | skeleton | sketch | solidification | speedup | spurtle | step-up | sticking | stranglement | strangulation | strengthening | striction | stricture | summary | summation | survey | sweating | syllabus | syncope | synopsis | systole | telescoping | thumbnail sketch | tightening | topical outline | trickle | tricklet | truncation | wasp waist | wrinkling

See Also | action | activity | atmospheric phenomenon | coarctation | compressing | compression | constriction | dew | inspissation | natural action | natural process | process | shrinkage | shrinking | summary | sweat | thickening | unconscious process

Condensation In Webster's Dictionary

\Con`den*sa"tion\, n. [L. condensatio: cf. F. condensation.] 1. The act or process of condensing or of being condensed; the state of being condensed. He [Goldsmith] was a great and perhaps an unequaled master of the arts of selection and condensation. --Macaulay. 2. (Physics) The act or process of reducing, by depression of temperature or increase of pressure, etc., to another and denser form, as gas to the condition of a liquid or steam to water. 3. (Chem.) A rearrangement or concentration of the different constituents of one or more substances into a distinct and definite compound of greater complexity and molecular weight, often resulting in an increase of density, as the condensation of oxygen into ozone, or of acetone into mesitylene. {Condensation product} (Chem.), a substance obtained by the polymerization of one substance, or by the union of two or more, with or without separation of some unimportant side products. {Surface condensation}, the system of condensing steam by contact with cold metallic surfaces, in distinction from condensation by the injection of cold water.

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