concentrate
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈkɒn.sən.tɹeɪt/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈkɑn.sən.tɹeɪt/
Verb

concentrate (concentrates, present participle concentrating; past and past participle concentrated)

  1. (ambitransitive) To bring to, or direct toward, a common center; to unite more closely; to gather into one body, mass, or force.
    to concentrate rays of light into a focus
    to concentrate the attention
  2. To increase the strength and diminish the bulk of, as of a liquid or an ore; to intensify, by getting rid of useless material; to condense.
    Antonyms: dilute
    to concentrate acid by evaporation
    to concentrate by washing
  3. To approach or meet in a common center; to consolidate.
    Population tends to concentrate in cities.
  4. (intransitive) To focus one's thought or attention (on).
    Let me concentrate!
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concentrate (plural concentrates)

  1. A substance that is in a condensed form.
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