condenser: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (kun-den'sur), [key]
— n.
  1. a person or thing that condenses.
  2. an apparatus for condensing.
  3. any device for reducing gases or vapors to liquid or solid form.
  4. a lens or combination of lenses that gathers and concentrates light in a specified direction, often used to direct light onto the projection lens in a projection system.
  5. capacitor.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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