condensed 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 {unabridged}.

Syn: abridged. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

3. reduced to a stronger or more concentrated form; as, condensed milk. Opposite of {uncondensed}.

Syn: concentrated[5]. [WordNet 1.5]

4. narrower than usual for a particular height; -- of printers' type. Opposite of {expanded}. [WordNet 1.5]

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