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condenser

 [kon-den´ser]
1. a vessel or apparatus for condensing gases or vapors.
2. a device for illuminating microscopic objects.
4. a dental tool used to pack filling material in a cavity.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ca·pac·i·tor

(kă-pas'i-ter, -tōr),
1. A device for holding a charge of electricity.
See also: capacitance.
2. A substance or protein with a capacity to buffer or an ability to retain or hold.
See also: capacitance.
Synonym(s): condenser (4)
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

capacitor

A device used to store electrical energy by accumulating charge on conductors situated close to each other, allowing energy storage and use in an electrical field.

Core elements, capacitator
Two or more electrical conductors separated by a insulator.
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ca·pac·i·tor

(kă-pas'i-tŏr)
A device for holding a charge of electricity.
Synonym(s): condenser (4) .
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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