dropwise condensation

dropwise condensation

[¦dräp‚wīz ‚kän·dən′sā·shən]
(thermodynamics)
Condensation of a vapor on a surface in which the condensate forms into drops.
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The degradation is larger for specimens with wide fin spacing, because benefits of dropwise condensation are more pronounced under conditions of little or no bridging.