Definition of condenser:
- an electrical device characterized by its capacity to store an electric charge
- an apparatus that converts vapor into liquid
- lens used to concentrate light on an object
- a hollow coil that condenses by abstracting heat
- One who, or that which, condenses.
- 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.
- An instrument for concentrating electricity by the effect of induction between conducting plates separated by a nonconducting plate.
- A lens or mirror, usually of short focal distance, used to concentrate light upon an object.
- An apparatus for receiving and condensing the volatile products of distillation to a liquid or solid form, by cooling.
- 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.
Common misspellings for condenser:
- condensor (68%)
- condeser (7%)
- condencer (7%)
- condiser (5%)
- condencor (4%)
- condener (3%)
Examples of usage for condenser:
When the Hopper Bale Opener is located some distance from the distributing lattice, the latter may be fed by a blower and condenser system, and when the distance is very short an elevating lattice is used, dropping the cotton directly on the distributing lattice. "Illustrated Catalogue of Cotton Machinery" , Howard & Bullough American Machine Company, Ltd..