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condenser (n.)

"one who or that which condenses," 1680s, agent noun from condense. Given a wide variety of technical uses in late 18c. and 19c.

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Definitions of condenser from WordNet

condenser (n.)
an electrical device characterized by its capacity to store an electric charge;
Synonyms: capacitor / capacitance / electrical condenser
condenser (n.)
an apparatus that converts vapor into liquid;
condenser (n.)
a hollow coil that condenses by abstracting heat;
condenser (n.)
lens used to concentrate light on an object;
Synonyms: optical condenser
From wordnet.princeton.edu