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(Chemistry) To soften or disintegrate by means of chemical action, heat, or moisture.
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  1. (Chemistry) To soften or disintegrate by means of chemical action, heat, or moisture.
  2. To change (food), esp. in the mouth, stomach, and intestines by the action of gastric and intestinal juices, enzymes, and bacteria, into a form that can be absorbed by the body
  3. To soften, disintegrate, etc. by the use of heat, usually together with water or other liquid
(Chem.) To cause molecules of (the same or different substances) to combine to form a more complex compound, often with elimination of a simple molecule, as water
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  1. (Chem.) To cause molecules of (the same or different substances) to combine to form a more complex compound, often with elimination of a simple molecule, as water
  2. To change (a substance) to a denser form, as from a gas to a liquid
  3. To concentrate (a substance), especially by removing water.
To press together:
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  1. To press together:
  2. To encode (digital data) so that it can be stored or transmitted in significantly fewer bits
  3. (Computers) To encode (data) to minimize the space required for storage or transmittal:
To reduce or diminish in amount, quantity, or extent; to lessen.
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  1. To reduce or diminish in amount, quantity, or extent; to lessen.
  2. (Nautical) To take in (a sail) so that less canvas is exposed to the wind, thereby reducing speed.
  3. To become short or shorter.
To shorten (a word or phrase) by leaving out letters or, sometimes, by substituting letters, numerals, symbols, etc.
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  1. To shorten (a word or phrase) by leaving out letters or, sometimes, by substituting letters, numerals, symbols, etc.
  2. To make shorter:
  3. To reduce (a word or phrase) to a shorter form intended to represent the full form.
(Chem.) To cause molecules of (the same or different substances) to combine to form a more complex compound, often with elimination of a simple molecule, as water
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  1. (Chem.) To cause molecules of (the same or different substances) to combine to form a more complex compound, often with elimination of a simple molecule, as water
  2. To become condensed
  3. To cause (a gas or vapor) to change to a liquid.
To cut short or reduce:
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  1. To cut short or reduce:
  2. To cut short; reduce; abridge
To become reduced
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  1. To become reduced
  2. To bring into a certain order; systematize
  3. To bring to a specified undesirable state, as of weakness or helplessness:
(Intransitive) To become shorter.
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  1. (Intransitive) To become shorter.
  2. To reduce or diminish in amount, quantity, or extent; to lessen.
  3. To reduce in force, efficacy, or intensity.
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