Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: condense
IPA transcription: [kənd'ɛns]
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: condense, distill, distil
    Meaning: undergo condensation; change from a gaseous to a liquid state and fall in drops; "water condenses"; "The acid distills at a specific temperature"
  • Synonyms: digest, condense, concentrate
    Meaning: make more concise; "condense the contents of a book into a summary"
Usage examples
  • As I cannot condense, I must omit many strange passages in my history.
  • "You boil it in sawdust: you salt it in glue: You condense it with locusts and tape: Still keeping one principal object in view-- To preserve its symmetrical shape."
  • When the air is charged with this vapor to the point of saturation (which point varies with the temperature) a slight depression of the temperature is sufficient to condense this vapor into cloud or drops of water.