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Meaning of condenser by Wiktionary Dictionary



    condenser ( plural: condensers )

    1. A device designed to condense a gas into a liquid, either as part of a still, steam engine, refrigerator or similar machine .
    2. ( electronics ) A capacitor .
    3. ( optics ) A lens ( or combination of lenses ) designed to gather light and focus it onto a specimen or part of a mechanism .
    4. A dental instrument used to pack filling into a cavity in a tooth .

Explanation of condenser by Wordnet Dictionary


    1. an electrical device characterized by its capacity to store an electric charge

    2. lens used to concentrate light on an object

    3. a hollow coil that condenses by abstracting heat

    4. an apparatus that converts vapor into liquid