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  1. (verb-transitive) To direct or draw toward a common center; focus.
  2. (verb-transitive) To bring into one main body: Authority was concentrated in the president.
  3. (verb-transitive) To make (a solution or mixture) less dilute.
  4. (verb-intransitive) To converge toward or meet in a common center.
  5. (verb-intransitive) To increase by degree; gather: "Dusk began to concentrate into full night” ( Anthony Hyde).
  6. (verb-intransitive) To direct one's thoughts or attention: We concentrated on the task before us.
  7. (noun) A product that has been concentrated, especially a food that has been reduced in volume or bulk by the removal of liquid: pineapple juice concentrate.

Examples by Wordnik

  1. Whey protein concentrate is just the powder that's left when the liquid whey is dried. - Whey Protein
  2. But this popular milk alternative, made from whole soybeans or soy protein concentrate, is considered a nutritionally adequate alternative to cow's milk thanks to its protein content. - Nondairy Milk Alternatives
  3. For your exercise in this chapter, concentrate—and when I use the word concentrate, I mean all that the word implies; become so absorbed in the object of your thought that you are conscious of nothing else, and do this a few minutes every day. - The Master Key System
  4. Although one might hope that Robison would again concentrate more of her attention on the short story, the form in which I believe her best work is to be found, it neverthelesswill be interesting to seeif she can continue to apply her miniaturist skills tocompelling effect in whatever future novels she may write as well. - Narrative Strategies
  5. This concentrate is generally frozen and diluted while serving with chilled water. - Archive 2009-03-01


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