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condensationcon‧den‧sa‧tion /ˌkɒndenˈseɪʃən, -dən- $ ˌkɑːn-/ noun  1 [uncountable]LIQUID small drops of water that are formed when steam or warm air touches a cold surface There was a lot of condensation on the windows.2 [uncountable] technicalHP when a gas becomes a liquid3 [countable, uncountable] formalSHORT/NOT LONG the act of making something shorter
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condensationCondensation may develop on walls where moisture is a problem.Otherwise, impact scattering and condensation from impact vapour must be responsible for this uniformity.Further condensation yields the inputs in table 9. 5.Next came a 15-minute condensation of Mozart's "Don Giovanni."Keep this off the leaves, and turn it periodically to prevent condensation.Their advantages are: The frame members are good insulators, so condensation is not a problem.Tilt the condensation tray at one end to prevent the water droplets from falling on the leaves and spoiling them.The wall where the condensation is occurring is too cold.the condensation of steam into waterIn houses particularly prone to condensation, you can cover walls with a thin layer of polystyrene before applying wallpaper.Now check for damp, ventilation, condensation and for cracks in walls where they join the main building.
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