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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·dense /kənˈdɛn(t)s/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 con·dense /kənˈdɛn(t)s/ 動詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 濃縮; 凝縮

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·dense v. t. [imp. & p. p. Condensed p. pr. & vb. n. Condensing.]
 1. To make more close, compact, or dense; to compress or concentrate into a smaller compass; to consolidate; to abridge; to epitomize.
 In what shape they choose,
 Dilated or condensed, bright or obscure.   --Milton.
    The secret course pursued at Brussels and at Madrid may be condensed into the usual formula, dissimulation, procrastination, and again dissimulation.   --Motley.
 2. Chem. & Physics To reduce into another and denser form, as by cold or pressure; as, to condense gas into a liquid form, or steam into water.
 Condensed milk, milk reduced to the consistence of very thick cream by evaporation (usually with addition of sugar) for preservation and transportation.
 Condensing engine, a steam engine in which the steam is condensed after having exerted its force on the piston.
 Syn: -- To compress; contract; crowd; thicken; concentrate; abridge; epitomize; reduce.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·dense, v. i.
 1. To become more compact; to be reduced into a denser form.
    Nitrous acid is gaseous at ordinary temperatures, but condenses into a very volatile liquid at the zero of Fahrenheit.   --H. Spencer.
 2. Chem. (a) To combine or unite (as two chemical substances) with or without separation of some unimportant side products. (b) To undergo polymerization.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·dense, a.  Condensed; compact; dense. [R.]
    The huge condense bodies of planets.   --Bentley.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: undergo condensation; change from a gaseous to a liquid
           state and fall in drops; "water condenses"; "The acid
           distills at a specific temperature" [syn: distill, distil]
      2: make more concise; "condense the contents of a book into a
         summary" [syn: digest, concentrate]
      3: remove water from; "condense the milk"
      4: cause a gas or vapor to change into a liquid; "The cold air
         condensed the steam"
      5: become more compact or concentrated; "Her feelings
      6: develop due to condensation; "All our planets condensed out
         of the same material"
      7: compress or concentrate; "Congress condensed the three-year
         plan into a six-month plan" [syn: concentrate, contract]