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condense

Pronunciation: /kənˈdens/

Translation of condense in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [Chemistry/Química] condensarse
    Example sentences
    • 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.

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