Condense vs Compressed - What's the difference?

condense | compressed |


As verbs the difference between condense and compressed

is that condense is while compressed is (compress).

As adjectives the difference between condense and compressed

is that condense is condensed while compressed is pressed tightly together.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

condense

English

Alternative forms

* condence

Verb

  • To decrease size or volume by concentration toward the essence.
  • An abridged dictionary can be further condensed to pocket size.
    Boiling off water condenses a thin sauce into a soupier mixture.
  • To make more close, compact, or dense; to compress or concentrate.
  • * Milton
  • In what shape they choose, / Dilated or condensed , bright or obscure.
  • * Motley
  • The secret course pursued at Brussels and at Madrid may be condensed into the usual formula, dissimulation, procrastination, and again dissimulation.
  • (chemistry) To transform from a gaseous state into a liquid state via condensation.
  • Synonyms

    * (to decrease size or volume) minify

    Antonyms

    * extend * magnify

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (archaic) Condensed; compact; dense.
  • The huge condense bodies of planets. — Bentley.
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    compressed

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Pressed tightly together.
  • Flattened, especially when along its entire length.
  • Verb

    (head)
  • (compress)
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