Definition of condenser in English:

condenser

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Pronunciation: /kənˈdɛnsə
 
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noun

  • 1An apparatus or container for condensing vapour.
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    • The components were transported to the cryogenically cooled trap, via a condenser, to freeze out excess moisture.
    • The heat gathered from the evaporator is expelled through the condenser, where the refrigerant is liquefied in the process.
    • Whipping our group past mash tuns and alembic condensers, the guide points us towards the main event, the tasting room.
  • 2A lens or system of lenses for collecting and directing light.
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    • The microscope condenser collects this light.
    • Transmitted laser light was collected by the condenser (Zeiss, oil immersion, NA 1.4).
    • The microscope condenser lens and custom lenses relay forward-scattered light to a quadrant photodiode detector mounted above the microscope stage.
  • 3 another term for capacitor.
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    • The new technologies makes it possible to embed passive components such as condensers into printed circuit boards, such as FR4, thereby achieving miniaturization and cost reductions of circuit boards.
    • And the first thing he wanted us to do was to look for electronic components, such as vacuum tubes, resistors or condensers because I think he said something like this is part of a flying saucer.
    • Some did, however, and found a weird jumble of ohmmeters, rheostats, condensers, and other parts wired together in an incomprehensible manner.

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