Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A product of condensation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A liquid that is the product of condensation of a gas
  • n. The product of a condensation reaction
  • n. Any of various condensed quantum states
  • v. To condense.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Made dense; condensed.
  • transitive v. To condense.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To condense; make dense or more dense.
  • To become more dense, close, or compact.
  • Made dense; condensed; made more close or compact.
  • n. The substance formed by condensation.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a product of condensation
  • n. atmospheric moisture that has condensed because of cold

Etymologies

From condensate, condensed, from Latin condēnsātus, past participle of condēnsāre, to condense; see condense.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

Examples

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  • They follow the evolution of a prototypical quantum object, a Bose-Einstein condensate (BEC), under free-fall conditions (see the figure, panel B).

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  • The floor drain is used for condensate from the evaporator coil on the air conditioner.

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  • Continuing his work as a Ph.D. student, Markus Greiner used the unobscured optical access to load the Bose-Einstein condensate into a three-dimensional optical dipole force lattice potential formed at the intersection of three orthogonal far-detuned standing wave laser fields.

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  • A single quantum state, a Bose-Einstein condensate (red peak), forms in semiconductor material.

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  • The creation of a polariton Bose-Einstein condensate in the solid state provides scientists with a unique opportunity to better understand and possibly exploit the quantum effects that occur in these very special conditions.

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  • The foul condensate is sent through a steam stripper, which removes the volatile organic substances in the water (they boil at a lower temperature than water).

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  • The stripped condensate is combined with the clean condensate for reuse.

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  • (I wonder how much the Bose-Einstein condensate cartridges go for?)

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  • His starting point was a description of superconductivity in which the density of the superconductive condensate is taken into account with the aid of an order parameter (a wave function).

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