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condensable

or condensible

[kuh n-den-suh-buh l] /kənˈdɛn sə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being condensed.
Origin of condensable
1635-1645
First recorded in 1635-45; condense + -able
Related forms
condensability, condensibility, noun
noncondensable, noncondensible, adjective
uncondensable, uncondensible, adjective
uncondensableness, uncondensibleness, noun
uncondensably, uncondensibly, adverb
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  • That is, if a mass of them really touched each other, that mass would not be condensible by any force.

    Among the Forces

    Henry White Warren
  • All elastic fluids are compressible or condensible in proportion to the weight with which they are loaded.

    Elements of Chemistry, Antoine Lavoisier
  • The Tar Cistern, to collect the coal-tar, and other condensible products obtained during the distillation of the coals.

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