Definitions

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  • adj. Not condensed

Etymologies

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un- +‎ condensed

Examples

  • There are ranges within which one can set the “latching” strength that result in an “exponential decay” in the difference between the number of “unfit” (uncondensed) offspring (atoms) and the ideal organism (condensed atoms) for the given environment (potential well configuration).

    "War of the Weasels" article in new Skeptical Inquirer - The Panda's Thumb

  • Air must be condensed if it is to act as a mirror, though it often gives a reflection even uncondensed when the sight is weak.

    Meteorology

  • Waals 'most prominent pupil, Kamerlingh Onnes, in this way succeeded in compelling helium-the last previously uncondensed gas - to assume the liquid state.

    Nobel Prize in Physics 1910 - Presentation Speech

  • The most delicate test objects for microscopes are the lines on the feathers of butterflies or moths 'wings, of which there are many gradations; some easily demonstrated, and others only to be seen with the most powerful reflectors, and to the best advantage by the simple and uncondensed light of the lamp.

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 14, No. 382, July 25, 1829

  • Any uncondensed bromine vapour is absorbed by moist iron borings, and the resulting iron bromide is used for the manufacture of potassium bromide.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"

  • People in cities nowadays use condensed milk largely in preference to the uncondensed, regarding it as more desirable because of the careful supervision maintained by the companies over the dairies from which they get their supplies.

    Golden Days for Boys and Girls Volume XIII, No. 51: November 12, 1892

  • This heat would reappear when the vapor was condensed, though in ordinary practice the vapor passes away uncondensed.

    Steam, Its Generation and Use

  • For an uncondensed version of the chronicle, see Mrs. Bode, op. cit., pp. 777 ſ.

    Psalms of the Sisters

  • Meditations of evolution increasingly vaster: of the moon invisible in incipient lunation, approaching perigee: of the infinite lattiginous scintillating uncondensed milky way, discernible by daylight by an observer placed at the lower end of a cylindrical vertical shaft 5000 ft deep sunk from the surface towards the centre of the earth: of Sirius

    Ulysses

  • The differentiation between the two whats and their equivalents is not, indeed, complete: just as the condensed antecedent-relative resembles in form, though not in treatment, the unresolved interrogative, so the interrogative, by resolution into 'the ... that (which)', not only resembles, but is grammatically identified with, the uncondensed relative and antecedent.

    Miscellaneous uses of the relative.

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