Condensed milk
Condense Con*dense", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Condensed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Condensing}.] [L. condensare; con- + densare to make thick or dense, densus thick, dense: cf. F. condenser. See {Dense}, and cf. {Condensate}.] 1. To make more close, compact, or dense; to compress or concentrate into a smaller compass; to consolidate; to abridge; to epitomize. [1913 Webster]

In what shape they choose, Dilated or condensed, bright or obscure. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

The secret course pursued at Brussels and at Madrid may be condensed into the usual formula, dissimulation, procrastination, and again dissimulation. --Motley. [1913 Webster]

2. (Chem. & Physics) To reduce into another and denser form, as by cold or pressure; as, to condense gas into a liquid form, or steam into water. [1913 Webster]

{Condensed milk}, milk reduced to the consistence of very thick cream by evaporation (usually with addition of sugar) for preservation and transportation.

{Condensing engine}, a steam engine in which the steam is condensed after having exerted its force on the piston.

Syn: To compress; contract; crowd; thicken; concentrate; abridge; epitomize; reduce. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Condensed milk — has a thick consistency and is commonly packaged in tubes or tins. Condensed milk, also known as sweetened condensed milk, is cow s milk from which water has been removed and to which sugar has been added, yielding a very thick, sweet product… …   Wikipedia

  • Condensed milk — Milk Milk (m[i^]lk), n. [AS. meoluc, meoloc, meolc, milc; akin to OFries. meloc, D. melk, G. milch, OHG. miluh, Icel. mj[=o]lk, Sw. mj[ o]lk, Dan. melk, Goth. miluks, G. melken to milk, OHG. melchan, Lith. milszti, L. mulgere, Gr. ame lgein.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • condensed milk — ☆ condensed milk n. a thick, sweetened milk made by evaporating part of the water from cow s milk and adding sugar: cf. EVAPORATED MILK …   English World dictionary

  • condensed milk — n evaporated milk with sugar added * * * milk which has been partly evaporated and sweetened with sugar …   Medical dictionary

  • condensed milk — condensed′ milk′ n. coo whole milk reduced by evaporation to a thick consistency, with sugar added • Etymology: 1855–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • condensed milk — ► NOUN ▪ milk that has been thickened by evaporation and sweetened …   English terms dictionary

  • condensed milk — noun sweetened evaporated milk (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑milk * * * noun [noncount] : canned milk with sugar added and much of the water removed a can of sweetened condensed milk compare ↑evaporated milk * * * conˌdensed ˈmilk f39 …   Useful english dictionary

  • condensed milk — N UNCOUNT Condensed milk is very thick sweetened milk that is sold in cans …   English dictionary

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  • condensed milk — milk which has had most of the water removed …   English contemporary dictionary

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