Meaning of self-condensation in English:

self-condensation

noun

Chemistry
  • A reaction in which molecules of the same compound become bonded together. In later use specifically: a reaction in which two identical molecules react to form a larger molecule together with elimination of a small molecule such as water.

Pronunciation

self-condensation

/ˌsɛlfˌkɒndɛnˈseɪʃn/ /ˌsɛlfˌkɒnd(ə)nˈseɪʃn/

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From self- + condensation.