HyperDic: condenser

English > 4 senses of the word condenser:
NOUNartifactcondenser, capacitor, capacitance, electrical condenseran electrical device characterized by its capacity to store an electric charge
artifactcondenseran apparatus that converts vapor into liquid / liquid
artifactcondensera hollow coil that condenses by abstracting heat
artifactcondenser, optical condenserlens used to concentrate light on an object
condenser > pronunciation
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English > condenser: 4 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn electrical device characterized by its capacity to store an electric charge.
Synonymscapacitor, capacitance, electrical condenser
Part ofcircuit, electrical circuit, electric circuitAn electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
distributor, distributer, electrical distributorelectrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence
NarrowerLeiden jar, Leyden jarAn electrostatic capacitor of historical interest
bypass condenser, bypass capacitorA capacitor that provides low impedance over certain (high) frequencies
electrolytic, electrolytic capacitor, electrolytic condenserA fixed capacitor consisting of two electrodes separated by an electrolyte
trimmer, trimming capacitorcapacitor having variable capacitance
Broaderelectrical deviceA device that produces or is powered by electricity
Spanishcondensador eléctrico, condensador
Catalancapacitància, condensador
English > condenser: 4 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningAn apparatus that converts vapor into liquid / liquid.
Part ofstillAn apparatus used for the distillation of liquids / liquids
NarrowerLiebig condenserA condenser
reflux condensercondenser such that vapor over a boiling liquid / liquid is condensed and flows back into the vessel to prevent its contents from boiling dry
Broaderapparatus, setupequipment designed to serve a specific function
Spanishcondensador
Catalancondensador
Verbscondensecause a gas or vapor to change into a liquid / liquid
English > condenser: 4 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA hollow coil that condenses by abstracting heat.
Broadercoiltubing that is wound in a spiral
Verbscondensecause a gas or vapor to change into a liquid / liquid
English > condenser: 4 senses > noun 4, artifact
Meaninglens used to concentrate light on an object.
Synonymoptical condenser
NarrowerAbbe condenserA condenser having 2 or 3 lenses with wide aperture for use in microscopes
Broaderlens, lense, lens systemA transparent optical device used to converge or diverge transmitted light and to form images
Spanishcondensador, condensador óptico
Catalancondensador, condensador òptic
Verbscondensemake more concise

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