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 Meanings and Examples of CONDENSE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
condense
 v.  change from a gaseous to a liquid state and fall in drops; compress or concentrate
Classic Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  Father Mapple rose, and in a mild voice of unassuming authority ordered the scattered people to condense.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.
2  In an instant's compass, great hearts sometimes condense to one deep pang, the sum total of those shallow pains kindly diffused through feebler men's whole lives.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 133. The Chase—First Day.
3  She sat thinking for some time after I had spoken, and then, turning to me with a brisk air of resolution, she broke into a remarkable statement which I will condense for your benefit.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In VIII. The Adventure of The Crooked Man
4  Let us condense, in a few words, a part of what we have just written.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER II—THE LOWEST DEPTHS
5  The entire thought is abruptly condensed around an idea, and it is no longer capable of perceiving anything else.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I—THE LARK'S MEADOW
6  These brutalities, which are only matter, entertain a confused fear of having to deal with the immense obscurity condensed into an unknown being.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER V—THINGS OF THE NIGHT
7  The honesty of a great heart, condensed in justice and truth, overwhelms as with lightning.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 10: CHAPTER II—THE ROOT OF THE MATTER
8  Javert obeyed with that indefinable smile in which the supremacy of enchained authority is condensed.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XIX—JEAN VALJEAN TAKES HIS REVENGE
9  Mr. Harthouse professed himself in the highest degree instructed and refreshed, by this condensed epitome of the whole Coketown question.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER II
10  The expression of Wildeve's face became curiously condensed.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 3 She Goes Out to Battle against Depression
11  Of these the first and second were extremely condensed, while the last is, as I shall now show, an absolute perversion of the facts.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
12  She pictured a condensed university course brought to the people.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
13  I was only alive to the condensed confidential comfortableness of sharing a pipe and a blanket with a real friend.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 11. Nightgown.
14  His stick struck the ground less emphatically and his breath, issuing irregularly, almost with a sighing sound, condensed in the wintry air.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In A PAINFUL CASE
15  The air was dark above Gravesend, and farther back still seemed condensed into a mournful gloom, brooding motionless over the biggest, and the greatest, town on earth.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In I
Example Sentence:
1  This showed that the more we condense air the fitter we make it for purposes of combustion.
2  We have learnt how to condense serious messages into short, self-contained sentences.
3  May everything beautiful and best be condensed into this card.
4  Moisture in the atmosphere condensed into dew during the night.
5  He stove the condensed milk from a hole on the tin.
6  The blur is a visible condensation cloud that often occurs close to the speed of the sound barrier.
7  A condensation reaction is responsible for building large molecules.
8  The report is a brilliant condensation of several years'work.
9  The condenser is a flat rectangular wooden vessel, which is surrounded with another one containing cold water.