adjective Date: 15th century reduced to a more compact or dense form; also having a face narrower than that of a standard typeface

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  • condensed — adj. 1. (Psychol) representing two or more ideas or emotions by a single symbol; as, a condensed expression of various feelings and ideas. [WordNet 1.5] 2. shortened by rewriting with fewer words; used of texts; as, a condensed book. Opposite of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • condensed — adj reduced to a more compact or dense form <condensed metaphase chromosomes> <condensed heterochromatin> …   Medical dictionary

  • condensed — c.1600, made more dense, pp. adj. from CONDENSE (Cf. condense). Of literary works, from 1823. Condensed milk attested by 1863 …   Etymology dictionary

  • condensed — index brief, compact (dense), compact (pithy), concise, laconic, pithy, sententious …   Law dictionary

  • Condensed — 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,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Condensed — Ein Schriftschnitt (auch Schriftstil) ist eine Variation einer Schriftart. Hierbei werden unter anderem die Stärke, Laufweite und Lage der Schrift verändert. Mehrere verwandte Variationen werden als Schriftfamilie bezeichnet. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • condensed — [[t]kənde̱nst[/t]] 1) ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n A condensed book, explanation, or piece of information has been made shorter, usually by including only the most important parts. The Council was merely given a condensed version of what had already… …   English dictionary

  • condensed — condensedly, adv. condensedness, n. /keuhn denst /, adj. 1. reduced in volume, area, length, or scope; shortened: a condensed version of the book. 2. made denser, esp. reduced from a gaseous to a liquid state. 3. thickened by distillation or… …   Universalium

  • condensed — adj 1 a condensed book shortened, cut (down), curtailed, abridged abbreviated, summarized, abstracted, reduced, contracted, compact, concise 2 …   Useful english dictionary

  • condensed — adjective The state of having been condensed; highly concentrated. Syn: compact, compressed, concentrated …   Wiktionary

  • condensed — adj. Condensed is used with these nouns: ↑milk, ↑version …   Collocations dictionary

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