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Noun: condensation  ,kón,den'sey-shun or ,kón-dun'sey-shun
  1. (psychoanalysis) an unconscious process whereby two ideas or images combine into a single symbol; especially in dreams
  2. The process of changing from a gaseous to a liquid or solid state
  3. Atmospheric moisture that has condensed because of cold
    - condensate
  4. The process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together
    "the condensation of a gas on cooling";
    - compression, contraction
  5. A shortened version of a written work
    - abridgement, abridgment, capsule
  6. The act of increasing the density of something
    - condensing

Derived forms: condensations

Type of: action, activity, atmospheric phenomenon, compressing, compression, natural action, natural process, process, shrinkage, shrinking, summary, sum-up, unconscious process, wrap-up

Encyclopedia: Condensation