condense

US [kənˈdens]
UK [kən'dens]
  • v.(由气体)冷凝;(使气体)凝结;变稠;简缩
  • Web浓缩;压缩;精简
Simple Present:condenses  Present Participle:condensing  Past Tense:condensed  
Condense
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v.
1.
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(由气体)冷凝;(使气体)凝结to change from a gas into a liquid; to make a gas change into a liquid
Steam condenses into water when it cools.
蒸汽冷却时凝结为水。
The steam was condensed rapidly by injecting cold water into the cylinder.
由于汽缸中注入了冷水,蒸汽迅速凝结了。
2.
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~ (sth)
(使)浓缩,变浓,变稠if a liquidcondenses or youcondense it, it becomes thicker and stronger because it has lost some of its water
Condense the soup by boiling it for several minutes.
煮几分钟把汤熬浓。
3.
[t]
~ sth (into sth)
简缩;压缩(文字、信息等)to put sth such as a piece of writing into fewer words; to put a lot of information into a small space
The article was condensed into just two pages.
这篇文章被简缩成仅两页。
The author has condensed a great deal of material into just 100 pages.
作者在短短 100 页中浓缩了大量信息。

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