Definitions of condenser

  1. an electrical device characterized by its capacity to store an electric charge Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. an apparatus that converts vapor into liquid Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. lens used to concentrate light on an object Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. a hollow coil that condenses by abstracting heat Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. One who, or that which, condenses. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. An instrument for condensing air or other elastic fluids, consisting of a cylinder having a movable piston to force the air into a receiver, and a valve to prevent its escape. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. An instrument for concentrating electricity by the effect of induction between conducting plates separated by a nonconducting plate. Newage Dictionary DB
  8. A lens or mirror, usually of short focal distance, used to concentrate light upon an object. Newage Dictionary DB
  9. An apparatus for receiving and condensing the volatile products of distillation to a liquid or solid form, by cooling. Newage Dictionary DB
  10. An apparatus, separate from the cylinder, in which the exhaust steam is condensed by the action of cold water or air. See Illust. of Steam engine. Newage Dictionary DB
  11. An apparatus for reducing vapors to a liquid form: an appliance for collecting or condensing electricity. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  12. Anything that condenses; a pneumatic engine or syringe in which air may be compressed; a vessel in which aqueous or spirituous vapours are reduced to a liquid form. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  13. He or that which; a vessel for condensing vapour. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  14. An apparatus by means of which a large quantity of electricity is stored upon a small surface. na
  15. In vbl senses; esp.: chamber in steam-engine in which steam is condensed on leaving cylinder; apparatus for accumulating electricity; lens, system of lenses, concentrating light. Concise Oxford Dictionary
  16. Device for illuminating microscopic objects. American pocket medical dictionary.
  17. Worm, or corresponding part, of apparatus for distillation. American pocket medical dictionary.
  18. An apparatus for effecting condensation of vapor, light, etc.; of Volta, an electrical accumulator. Appleton's medical dictionary.
  19. An instrument for concentrating electricity. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  20. An instrument for reducing an elastic fluid into a smaller volume. Glossary of terms and phrases - Percy
  21. n. One who, or that which, condense; —a pneumatic engine or syringe. Cabinet Dictionary
  22. A vessel, wherein to crowd the air. Complete Dictionary

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