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  1. con·den·sa·tion
    IPA[ˌkänˌdenˈsāSH(ə)n]
  2. noun

    • 1. water which collects as droplets on a cold surface when humid air is in contact with it.

      Synonym : moisture, water droplets, steam
    • 2. the conversion of a vapor or gas to a liquid.

      Synonym : precipitation, liquefaction, deliquescence, distillation
    • 3. a reaction in which two molecules combine to form a larger molecule, producing a small molecule such as H2O as a byproduct.

    • 4. the fusion of two or more images, ideas, or symbolic meanings into a single composite or new image, as a primary process in unconscious thought exemplified in dreams.

    • 5. a concise version of something, especially a text:

      a readable condensation of the recent literature
  3. Variation

    • n.: noun: condensation, plural noun: condensations

    • noun

      water which collects as droplets on a cold surface when humid air is in contact with it:

      the conversion of a vapour or gas to a liquid:

    • noun

      another term for vapour trail
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