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English noun: condensation

1. condensation (cognition) (psychoanalysis) an unconscious process whereby two ideas or images combine into a single symbol; especially in dreams


Broader (hypernym)process, unconscious process


Domain categoryanalysis, depth psychology, psychoanalysis

2. condensation (process) the process of changing from a gaseous to a liquid or solid state


Broader (hypernym)action, activity, natural action, natural process

3. condensation (phenomenon) atmospheric moisture that has condensed because of cold


Synonymscondensate


Broader (hypernym)atmospheric phenomenon


Narrower (hyponym)dew, sweat

4. condensation (event) the process or result of becoming smaller or pressed together


SamplesThe contraction of a gas on cooling.


Synonymscompression, contraction


Broader (hypernym)shrinkage, shrinking


Narrower (hyponym)coarctation, constriction

5. condensation (communication) a shortened version of a written work


Synonymsabridgement, abridgment, capsule


Broader (hypernym)sum-up, summary

6. condensation (act) the act of increasing the density of something


Synonymscondensing


Broader (hypernym)compressing, compression


Narrower (hyponym)inspissation, thickening









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