Origin of condenser
Examples from the Web for condenser
Indeed, the labor required by the condenser had increased to such a degree that I had scarcely any respite from exertion.
An air-pump and condenser, H, is seen under the steam-cylinder.A History of the Growth of the Steam-Engine|Robert H. Thurston
From the condenser tubes being foul for lack of being cleaned.Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II|Joshua Rose
A condenser is merely a gap in an otherwise conducting circuit.Letters of a Radio-Engineer to His Son|John Mills
Mr. Robins extended his hand curiously toward the condenser knob, and immediately the music died away.The Radio Boys at Mountain Pass|Allen Chapman
- an apparatus for reducing gases to their liquid or solid form by the abstraction of heat
- a device for abstracting heat, as in a refrigeration unit
1680s, agent noun from condense. Given a wide variety of technical uses in late 18c. and 19c.