From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.44 [gcide]:
3. (Chem.) A rearrangement or concentration of the different constituents of one or more substances into a distinct and definite compound of greater complexity and molecular weight, often resulting in an increase of density, as the condensation of oxygen into ozone, or of acetone into mesitylene.
From WordNet (r) 2.0 [wn]:
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 [moby-thes]:
142 Moby Thesaurus words for "condensation": abbreviation, abbreviature, abrege, abridgment, abstract, accelerando, acceleration, accretion, adherence, adhesion, agglomeration, agglutination, aggravation, apocope, astriction, astringency, beefing-up, blowing up, blowup, bottleneck, breviary, brief, capsule, cervix, circumscription, cling, clinging, clotting, clumping, clustering, coagulation, coarctation, coherence, cohesion, cohesiveness, compactedness, compaction, compend, compression, compressure, concentration, concretion, condensed version, congealment, congelation, conglobation, conglomeration, consolidation, conspectus, constriction, constringency, contraction, contracture, curtailment, decrease, deepening, densification, digest, diminuendo, distillation, draft, dribble, drip, dripping, drop, elision, ellipsis, enhancement, epitome, exacerbation, exaggeration, explosion, foreshortening, hardening, head, heating-up, heightening, hourglass, hourglass figure, information explosion, inseparability, intensification, isthmus, junction, knitting, leaching, lixiviation, magnification, narrow place, narrowing, neck, outline, overview, pandect, percolation, pickup, population explosion, precis, puckering, pursing, recap, recapitulation, redoubling, reduction, reinforcement, retrenchment, review, rubric, seepage, seeping, set, shortened version, shortening, skeleton, sketch, solidification, speedup, spurtle, step-up, sticking, stranglement, strangulation, strengthening, striction, stricture, summary, summation, survey, sweating, syllabus, syncope, synopsis, systole, telescoping, thumbnail sketch, tightening, topical outline, trickle, tricklet, truncation, wasp waist, wrinkling
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