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condensationnoun [U]

uk   /ˌkɒn.denˈseɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌkɑːn-/
the ​drops of ​water that ​appear on ​coldwindows or other ​surfaces, as a ​result of ​hotair or ​steambecomingcool: We get a lot of condensation on the ​walls in the ​winter. the ​act or ​process of ​changing from a ​gas to a ​liquid or ​solidstate
(Definition of condensation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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condensationnoun [U]

 us   /ˌkɑn·dənˈseɪ·ʃən, -den-/
the ​drops of ​water that ​appear on ​coldsurfaces such as ​windows as a ​result of ​hotair or ​steambecomingcool
chemistry the ​change of a ​gas to ​itsliquid or ​solidform earth science Condensation is also the ​process by which ​watervapor in the ​atmosphere (= ​airsurrounding the ​earth)cools and ​changes into ​liquidwater.
(Definition of condensation from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “condensation”
in Arabic تَكثيف…
in Korean 응축…
in Portuguese condensação…
in Catalan condensació…
in Japanese 結露…
in Chinese (Simplified) 凝结的水珠, (气体的)冷凝,凝结…
in Turkish buğu…
in Russian конденсация…
in Chinese (Traditional) 凝結的水珠, (氣體的)冷凝,凝結…
in Italian condensazione, condensa…
in Polish (skroplona) para, wilgoć…
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