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English → English (gcide) Definition: Surface condenser Condenser \Con*dens"er\, n. 1. One who, or that which, condenses. [1913 Webster] 2. (Physic) (a) An instrument for condensing air or other elastic fluids, consisting of a cylinder having a movable piston to force the air into a receiver, and a valve to prevent its escape. (b) An instrument for concentrating electricity by the effect of induction between conducting plates separated by a nonconducting plate. (c) A lens or mirror, usually of short focal distance, used to concentrate light upon an object. [1913 Webster] 3. (Chem.) An apparatus for receiving and condensing the volatile products of distillation to a liquid or solid form, by cooling. [1913 Webster] 4. (Steam Engine) An apparatus, separate from the cylinder, in which the exhaust steam is condensed by the action of cold water or air. See Illust. of Steam engine. [1913 Webster] Achromatic condenser (Optics), an achromatic lens used as a condenser. Bull's-eye condenser, or Bull's-eye (Optics), a lens of short focal distance used for concentrating rays of light. Injection condenser, a vessel in which steam is condensed by the direct contact of water. Surface condenser, an apparatus for condensing steam, especially the exhaust of a steam engine, by bringing it into contact with metallic surface cooled by water or air. [1913 Webster] Surface \Sur"face`\, n. [F. See Sur-, and Face, and cf. Superficial.] 1. The exterior part of anything that has length and breadth; one of the limits that bound a solid, esp. the upper face; superficies; the outside; as, the surface of the earth; the surface of a diamond; the surface of the body. [1913 Webster] The bright surface of this ethereous mold. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence, outward or external appearance. [1913 Webster] Vain and weak understandings, which penetrate no deeper than the surface. --V. Knox. [1913 Webster] 3. (Geom.) A magnitude that has length and breadth without thickness; superficies; as, a plane surface; a spherical surface. [1913 Webster] 4. (Fort.) That part of the side which is terminated by the flank prolonged, and the angle of the nearest bastion. --Stocqueler. [1913 Webster] Caustic surface, Heating surface, etc. See under Caustic, Heating, etc. Surface condensation, Surface condenser. See under Condensation, and Condenser. Surface gauge (Mach.), an instrument consisting of a standard having a flat base and carrying an adjustable pointer, for gauging the evenness of a surface or its height, or for marking a line parallel with a surface. Surface grub (Zo["o]l.), the larva of the great yellow underwing moth (Triph[oe]na pronuba). It is often destructive to the roots of grasses and other plants. Surface plate (Mach.), a plate having an accurately dressed flat surface, used as a standard of flatness by which to test other surfaces. Surface printing, printing from a surface in relief, as from type, in distinction from plate printing, in which the ink is contained in engraved lines. [1913 Webster]

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