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condensationnoun [U]

uk   /ˌkɒn.denˈseɪ.ʃən/  us   /ˌkɑːn-/
the drops of water that appear on cold windows or other surfaces, as a result of hot air or steam becoming cool: 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 solid state
(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 cold surfaces such as windows as a result of hot air or steam becoming cool
chemistry the change of a gas to its liquid or solid form
earth science Condensation is also the process by which water vapor in the atmosphere (= air surrounding the earth) cools and changes into liquid water.
(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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