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condense (something) (in)to (something)

To reduce something into fewer parts, or to make something smaller or shorter. You definitely need to condense this paper into a shorter version because you're currently 20 pages over the limit.
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condense something (in)to something

to compress or reduce something to something; to shrink or abridge something into a smaller version. Condense this into half its original volume. You should condense this novel to a short story.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Therefore, there is a general limit to how much water may condense in a structure in a heating environment, and there is a generally lower incidence of mold in those environments.
This water vapor migrates between the sand grains to a cooler region of the mold and condenses. This condensation results in a thin layer of sand that is saturated with water.
The product utilizes a synthetic wicking material to remove condensed water from the system, and water vapor that enters the system and condenses on a cold pipe surface is removed by capillary action to the outer surface, where it evaporates.
When the combustion gas in the coil passes water at or below 120[degrees]F (49[degrees]C), water vapor in the combustion gas condenses out, releasing latent heat.
Moisture in the cooling air condenses and forms clouds.
And you get almost all of those BTUs back when the steam condenses on the cold radiators."
While ago, researchers discovered that when the telescope operates in a vacuum environment, a thin film of material, apparently from moisture-absorbing surfaces, condenses on its chilliest components -- which happen to be the camera's four light detectors.
The steam pushes the air out of the pipes and then condenses in the radiators.