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condensation
1. The act of condensing; the state of being condensed.
2. The result of being made more compact or dense.
3. A reduction of a book, speech, statement, or the like, to a shorter or terser form; abridgment.
4. A condensed form: "Did you read the whole book or just a condensation?"
5. The act or process of reducing a gas or vapor to a liquid or solid form.
6. In chemistry, a reaction between two or more organic molecules leading to the formation of a larger molecule and the elimination of a simple molecule such as water or alcohol.
7. The process by which atmospheric water vapor liquefies to form fog, clouds, or the like, or solidifies to form snow or hail.
8. The representation of two or more ideas, memories, feelings, or impulses by one word or image, as in a person's humor, accidental slips, or dreams.
9. The relative amount by which the density of an elastic medium varies from its average value as a sound wave passes through it.
10. A reaction of two or more organic chemicals, one of the products of which is water, ammonia, or a simple alcohol.
11. A process by which water vapor changes to dew, fog, or clouds; brought about either by the cooling of air to its dew point or the addition of enough water vapor to bring the mixture to the point of saturation.
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atmospheric condensation (s) (noun), atmospheric condensations (pl)
The transformation of water in the air from a vapor phase to dew, fog, or a cloud.
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condensation
The process that turns water vapor into liquid water.
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condensation number
In physics, the ratio of the number of molecules condensing on a surface to the total number of molecules touching that surface.
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