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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.

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)

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.

ca·pac·i·tor

(kă-pas'i-tŏr)
A device for holding a charge of electricity.
Synonym(s): condenser (4) .

capacitor

a device for holding and storing charges of electricity.
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Lomask, an alum of the Cunningham Studio and The Royal Ballet Academy, and Bernstein, a San Francisco Make*A*Circus apprentice who honed his circus skills performing on European street corners, co-founded Capacitor in 1997, in the giddy early days of the dot-com boom.
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