Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The liquid resulting from condensation of a gas, such as a product of distillation or another method of separation.
  • noun The part of a natural gas mixture that consists of volatile hydrocarbons and can be easily condensed.

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Made dense; condensed.
  • transitive verb rare To condense.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun physics A liquid that is the product of condensation of a gas
  • noun chemistry The product of a condensation reaction
  • noun physics Any of various condensed quantum states
  • verb To condense.

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

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

Etymologies

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

[From condensate, condensed, from Latin condēnsātus, past participle of condēnsāre, to condense; see condense.]

Examples

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

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

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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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