Definition of condensate in English:



mass noun
  • 1Liquid collected by condensation.

    • ‘It aims to triple production of oil and gas condensate to 5.2 metric tons by 2010 and is investing heavily in refineries.’
    • ‘The condensate was collected and spread on the land belonging to a farm.’
    • ‘The collection and analysis of breath condensate remains controversial.’
    • ‘The authors thank Mrs. M. Mikoss, Mrs. M. Hernadi and Mrs. M. Kenez for the collection and processing of breath condensate and saliva samples.’
    • ‘Other buildings are recycling steam condensate to use in cooling tower operations while carefully monitoring water chemistry to reduce blowdowns and the amount of makeup water needed.’
    • ‘Rainwater is collected from the roof and hard landscaping, with air-conditioning condensate and a third of the building's waste water.’
    • ‘The blue and white fluorescent colours at the other end of the spectrum represent light oil or condensate expelled from source rocks at higher levels of maturity, corresponding with peak to late generation.’
    • ‘The flow from the well, which then went through this pipe at the surface, consisted of natural gas, condensate and salt water from the host rock layer.’
    • ‘Other species build ‘fog traps,’ pushing up sand ridges perpendicular to airflow, then move back along them, flattening them to extract the collected condensate.’
    • ‘A large and increasing portion of liquid production is condensate from natural gas - expected to be over half by 2010.’
    • ‘The authors justify the calculation of dilution of the respiratory droplets found in condensate on the assumption that respiratory secretions have the same osmolarity as plasma.’
    • ‘Lying in Russia's sector of the Barents Sea, Shtokman is one of the world's biggest gas fields, with reserves of 3.2 trillion cubic meters of gas and 31 million tons of gas condensate.’
    • ‘Woodside Petroleum says it will pursue gas markets in the Northern Territory and boost exploration spending in Australia and abroad as domestic oil and condensate fields move into decline.’
    • ‘A budget of water mass is maintained in each box and fluxes of condensate and precipitation particles through the top, bottom and sides are computed.’
    • ‘Six salivary samples and five serum samples were also collected for comparison with condensate concentrations.’
    • ‘Collection of EBC with inhalation through the nose could help to obtain more condensate under the same length of condensation.’
    • ‘New York City requires recirculated water for medium and large refrigeration and air-cooled systems; properties with steam-source refrigeration must use some condensate for cooling tower makeup water.’
    • ‘A specific enzyme immunoassay (Cayman Chemical, Ann Arbor, MI) was used to measure LTB 4 in breath condensate.’
    • ‘We would argue that without knowing anything about dilution of respiratory droplets in water vapor, the interpretation of condensate data must remain in serious doubt.’
    • ‘The book leads the reader to many of the latest developments in science such as the path-breaking creation of the sixth state of matter, fermionic condensate, by physicist Deborah S. Jin.’
    1. 1.1Chemistry count noun A compound produced by a condensation reaction.
      • ‘In superchemistry, scientists are able to precisely control the pairings and interactions of the atoms and molecules in Bose-Einstein condensates.’
      • ‘The respirable portion of particulates can include acid condensates, sulfates, nitrates, and organic compounds.’
      • ‘All three occur naturally in solution in oil, and gas condensates; methane is the major component of most natural gases.’
      • ‘Effros and colleagues have drawn attention to the importance of dilution of breath condensates in a series of well-worked experiments.’
      • ‘We present here a new DNA condensate, which appears as a toroidal or rodlike condensate surrounded by loops of double-stranded DNA.’
      • ‘That includes crude oil, NGLs (natural gas liquids, which can be refined into stuff like butane and propane), and condensates (gas-based liquids that are similar to crude oil).’
      • ‘As noted in our previous study, solute concentrations in the condensates are occasionally very high.’
      • ‘Solids, liquids, gases, plasmas, and Bose-Einstein condensates are all different states of matter.’
      • ‘The Port Talbot sample, which is predictably highly metalliferous, is especially enriched in Fe as a result of an abundance of spherulitic iron oxide condensates commonly’
      • ‘The first four have been around a long time. The scientists who worked with the Bose-Einstein condensates just received a Nobel Prize for their work in 1995.’
      • ‘In 18 healthy subjects, Effros determined whether conductivity of lyophilized samples can be used for estimating airway electrolyte concentrations and dilution of exhaled condensates by water vapor.’
      • ‘The same conclusion appears to be valid for DNA condensed by silanes, by comparing images of condensates produced on the sample surface versus in solution.’
      • ‘Both groups say that by creating molecular condensates, they have devised a new means to investigate fundamental aspects of physics and chemistry.’
      • ‘So we are studying the properties of these molecules, the molecular condensates created, and the process of molecular formation.’
      • ‘In typical experiments, these condensates are adsorbed to surfaces.’
      • ‘In the first instance this means that the TL materials must be unreactive towards the components of structural resins, mostly epoxy resins based on epichlorohydrin/bisphenol A condensates and similar systems.’
      • ‘Heavy oil must be ‘thinned’ by the addition of condensates (Pentane, for example) in order to manufacture a feedstock that can be refined into petroleum products.’
      • ‘This technique provides an inexpensive and reliable method of estimating the total concentration of ions in the condensates and the dilution of respiratory droplets by the water vapor.’
      • ‘Supermolecules Physicists induced clouds of trapped, ultracold molecules to form Bose-Einstein condensates.’
      • ‘In 20 healthy subjects, Effros and coworkers studied the electrolyte and buffer concentrations of solutes present in exhaled condensates.’