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División en sílabas: con·dense
Pronunciación: /kənˈdens

Definición de condense en inglés:


1 [with object] Make (something) denser or more concentrated: the limestones of the Jurassic age are condensed into a mere 11 feet
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Where the Davis Cup is played over the course of four rounds, home and away, the Fed Cup condenses its semi-final and final rounds into one week.
  • Each two-decade period is assigned an overarching theme giving it a broad historical overview while serving to limit and condense the curatorial scope.
  • Major League Baseball has joined with an internet service to record, digitize and condense a typical three hour game to 30 minutes.
1.1Express (a piece of writing or speech) in fewer words; make concise: he condensed the three plays into a three-hour drama
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • True, some of this material could have been condensed.
  • Knowledge of the Vedas has been condensed into 555 short lines.
  • This is condensed from an essay Siegel wrote for the New York Observer.
summarize, synopsize, précis;
truncate, curtail
abridged, shortened, cut, compressed, abbreviated, reduced, truncated, concise;
outline, thumbnail, capsule
2Change or cause to change from a gas or vapor to a liquid: [no object]: the moisture vapor in the air condenses into droplets of water [with object]: the cold air was condensing his breath
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Then, while still contracting, the star cools through yellow and red-hot, and the protyle condenses into progressively heavier elements.
  • This creates enough pressure to force the ammonia vapour into another vessel, where it condenses into a liquid.
  • What results is a super-saturated vapour, which cools to near ambient temperatures in a few milliseconds and condenses into the aerosol particles that make up the smoke.
precipitate, liquefy, become liquid, deliquesce


late Middle English: from Old French condenser or Latin condensare, from condensus 'very thick', from con- 'completely' + densus 'dense'.



Oraciones de ejemplo
  • First, the work - if it contains inspiration, glee, sorrow; if it is complex, actually provocative or disturbing - is not easily condensable to those three paragraphs allowed the script-reader.
  • But they also get booked because they're quick with the quote: they help to feed an omnivorous media machine hungry for thoughts condensable into a dozen words that will make one side or another angry.
  • As shown in Table 1, the refractory lithophiles and siderophiles constitute about 1 per cent by mass of the total condensable material (rock + ices) in the solar nebula.

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