condensing condensing  /kən ˈdɛn sɪŋ/


  • (n) the act of increasing the density of something



  1. About the chill in the intellectual climate, Mr. Berman writes: "Two developments account for it - two large new realities that, condensing overhead, have altered the intellectual atmosphere down below, almost without being noticed. The first of...
    on May 2, 2010 By: Paul Berman Source: New York Times

  2. "The idea of distilling the complexity of Prada's new men's fragrance, Infusion d'Homme, into an audio-visual experience by condensing the essence of nine different short films, was too intriguing to pass up," said Scalia. "Young filmmakers...
    on Oct 23, 2008 By: Pietro Scalia Source: Sfilate

  3. "At some point, we will have to look at condensing the [regular-season] schedule, maybe schedule some doubleheaders for each team to shorten the season seven to 10 days," Angels Manager Mike Scioscia said. "If you run into some bad weather...
    on May 14, 2007 By: Mike Scioscia Source: Los Angeles Times

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