Meaning of “condenser” in the English Dictionary

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"condenser" in British English

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condensernoun [ C ]

uk /kənˈden.sər/ us /kənˈden.sɚ/ specialized

Examples from literature

  • Q. —Is a barometer sometimes applied to the condensers of steam engines? 
  • The condenser is a flat rectangular wooden vessel, which is surrounded with another one containing cold water. 
  • The condensers were choked up, and one of them burst from the pressure of the ice. 
  • The steam passed through the condenser, and the exhaust was never open to the atmosphere. 
  • This necessitated the carrying of wood from the margin of the lake to the condensers. 

(Definition of “condenser” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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