Definition of condensate in English:

condensate

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Pronunciation: /ˈkɒnd(ə)nseɪt
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • 1Liquid collected by condensation.
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    • Other species build ‘fog traps,’ pushing up sand ridges perpendicular to airflow, then move back along them, flattening them to extract the collected condensate.
    • A large and increasing portion of liquid production is condensate from natural gas - expected to be over half by 2010.
    • New York City requires recirculated water for medium and large refrigeration and air-cooled systems; properties with steam-source refrigeration must use some condensate for cooling tower makeup water.
  • 1.1 [count noun] Chemistry A compound produced by a condensation reaction.
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    • The respirable portion of particulates can include acid condensates, sulfates, nitrates, and organic compounds.
    • The first four have been around a long time. The scientists who worked with the Bose-Einstein condensates just received a Nobel Prize for their work in 1995.
    • This technique provides an inexpensive and reliable method of estimating the total concentration of ions in the condensates and the dilution of respiratory droplets by the water vapor.

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