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condensed

[ kuhn-denst ]
/ kənˈdɛnst /
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adjective
reduced in volume, area, length, or scope; shortened: a condensed version of the book.
made denser, especially reduced from a gaseous to a liquid state.
thickened by distillation or evaporation; concentrated: condensed lemon juice.
Printing. (of type) narrow in proportion to its height.Compare expanded (def. 3).
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Origin of condensed

late Middle English word dating back to 1375–1425; see origin at condense, -ed2

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British Dictionary definitions for condensed

condensed
/ (kənˈdɛnst) /

adjective
(of printers' type) narrower than usual for a particular heightCompare expanded (def. 1)
botany designating an inflorescence in which the flowers are crowded together and are almost or completely sessile
Also called: fused chem designating a polycyclic ring system in a molecule in which two rings share two or more common atoms, as in naphthalene
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