Definitions of condenser

  1. lens used to concentrate light on an object Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. One who, or that which, condenses. Newage Dictionary DB
  3. 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
  4. An instrument for concentrating electricity by the effect of induction between conducting plates separated by a nonconducting plate. Newage Dictionary DB
  5. A lens or mirror, usually of short focal distance, used to concentrate light upon an object. Newage Dictionary DB
  6. An apparatus for receiving and condensing the volatile products of distillation to a liquid or solid form, by cooling. Newage Dictionary DB
  7. 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
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. 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.

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Usage examples for condenser

  1. The near approach of midsummer, and the known scarcity of water, had induced me to include in my equipment a portable condenser by means of which we should convert the brine of the salt lakes into water fit to drink. – Spinifex and Sand Five Years' Pioneering and Exploration in Western Australia by David W Carnegie
  2. Had it not been for this condenser I should have taken the whole thing to be an elaborate searchlight. – The Mystery of the Green Ray by William Le Queux