v. change from a gaseous to a liquid state and fall in drops; compress or concentrate
This showed that the more we condense air the fitter we make it for purposes of combustion.
Sentence in Classic:
Father Mapple rose, and in a mild voice of unassuming authority ordered the scattered people to condense.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
His stick struck the ground less emphatically and his breath, issuing irregularly, almost with a sighing sound, condensed in the wintry air.
Harthouse professed himself in the highest degree instructed and refreshed, by this condensed epitome of the whole Coketown question.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
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 Context
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 Context
Javert obeyed with that indefinable smile in which the supremacy of enchained authority is condensed.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo Context