1. [ noun ] (psychoanalysis) an unconscious process whereby two ideas or images combine into a single symbol; especially in dreams
Related terms: process psychoanalysis
2. [ noun ] the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together
Synonyms: contraction compression

: "the contraction of a gas on cooling"

Related terms: shrinking coarctation compress condense
3. [ noun ] (writing) a shortened version of a written work
Synonyms: abridgment capsule abridgement
Related terms: summary condense encapsulate
4. [ noun ] (meteorology) atmospheric moisture that has condensed because of cold
Synonyms: condensate
Related terms: atmospheric_phenomenon dew sweat condense
5. [ noun ] (physics) the process of changing from a gaseous to a liquid or solid state
Related terms: natural_process condense
6. [ noun ] the act of increasing the density of something
Synonyms: condensing
Related terms: compression thickening condense condense condense
Similar spelling:   condonation