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English definition of “condense”

condense

verb uk   /kənˈdens/ us  

condense verb (REDUCE)

[T] to reduce something, such as a speech or piece of writing, in length: I condensed ten pages of comments into/to two.Becoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong [T] to make a liquid thicker by removing some of the waterPhysical and chemical processes

condense verb (BECOME LIQUID)

[I or T] to change or make something change from a gas to a liquid or solid state: Water vapour in the air condenses into fog.Physical and chemical processes
condensed
adjective uk   /-ˈdenst/ us  
condensed soupBecoming and making smaller or lessBecoming and making less strong
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