|1.||the act or process of condensing, or the state of being condensed|
|2.||anything that has condensed from a vapour, esp on a window|
|3.||chem a type of reaction in which two organic molecules combine to form a larger molecule as well as a simple molecule such as water, methanol, etc|
|4.||anything that has been shortened, esp an abridged version of a book|
|a. the fusion of two or more ideas, etc, into one symbol, occurring esp in dreams|
|b. the reduction of many experiences into one word or action, as in a phobia|
condensation con·den·sa·tion (kŏn'děn-sā'shən, -dən-)
The act of making more solid or dense. Also called compression.
The process by which a gas or vapor changes to a liquid.
The liquid formed when a gas is condensed.
The psychological process by which a single symbol or word is associated with the emotional content of a group of ideas, feelings, memories, or impulses, especially as expressed in dreams.
The dental process of packing a filling material into a cavity.
|condensation (kŏn'dən-sā'shən) Pronunciation Key
The change of a gas or vapor to a liquid, either by cooling or by being subjected to increased pressure. When water vapor cools in the atmosphere, for example, it condenses into tiny drops of water, which form clouds.