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condensation

Pronunciation: /ˌkɑːndenˈseɪʃən; ˌkɒndenˈseɪʃən/

Translation of condensation in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 uncountable/no numerable 1.1 (process) condensación (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • If the air parcel is cooled, the gaseous water molecules slow down and take a liquid form, so condensation dominates.
    • A gas changing to a liquid is condensation and a liquid changing to a solid is freezing.
    • There was probably a lot of sulphur, sulphuric acid, a lot of carbonation and condensation, all very damaging to the concrete.
    1.2 (on windows etc) vapor (masculine), vaho (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • Reduce the potential for condensation on cold surfaces by adding insulation.
    • If the warm packages are handled with unsterile hands or placed on cold surfaces where condensation may form, the sterility of the package may be compromised.
    • It can help to reduce building maintenance requirements by eliminating or drastically reducing condensation on the interior surfaces of windows, particularly in cold climates.
  • 2 c and u (abridgment — process) condensación (feminine); (— abbreviated version) versión (feminine) condensada
    Example sentences
    • We have one other major article, a condensation of a piece by Dave Snowden from the Journal of Knowledge Management.
    • He has written about a hundred short stories, many articles, condensations of Ramayan and Mahabharat, Chalantika, a much-used Bengali dictionary and translated the Gita and Meghdoot.
    • So I offer the following condensations on the basis that they'll either inspire trips to the bookshop, or save you the bother.

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