Associations to the word «Condensation»


CONDENSATION, noun. The act or process of condensing or of being condensed
CONDENSATION, noun. The state of being condensed.
CONDENSATION, noun. (physics) The conversion of a gas to a liquid.
CONDENSATION, noun. The condensate so formed.
CONDENSATION, noun. (chemistry) The reaction of two substances with the simultaneous loss of water or other small molecule.
CONDENSATION PRODUCT, noun. (chemistry) The product of a condensation reaction.
CONDENSATION REACTION, noun. (chemistry) any reaction in which two molecules react with the resulting loss of a molecule of water (or other small molecule); the formal reverse of hydrolysis
CONDENSATION TRAIL, noun. A contrail; a visible line of condensation flowing from the edge of an airplane wing or similar structure.

Dictionary definition

CONDENSATION, noun. (psychoanalysis) an unconscious process whereby two ideas or images combine into a single symbol; especially in dreams.
CONDENSATION, noun. The process of changing from a gaseous to a liquid or solid state.
CONDENSATION, noun. Atmospheric moisture that has condensed because of cold.
CONDENSATION, noun. The process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together; "the contraction of a gas on cooling".
CONDENSATION, noun. A shortened version of a written work.
CONDENSATION, noun. The act of increasing the density of something.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats