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  • adj. Not dilute; having a high concentration.
  • adj. Intense; directed towards a specific location.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of concentrate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Having a high density of (the indicated substance).
  • adj. Gathered together or made less diffuse. Opposite of distributed or diffused.
  • adj. Intense; in an extreme degree; -- of mental phenomena.
  • adj. being the most concentrated solution possible at a given temperature; unable to dissolve still more of a substance. Opposite of dilute or unsaturated.
  • adj. reduced to a stronger or more concentrated form. Opposite of diluted.
  • adj. characterized by intensity; especially when imposed from without; -- of actions.
  • adj. characterized by mental concentration.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Brought to a common point or center.
  • Increased in strength or purity by concentration: as, a concentrated solution of morphia; concentrated sulphuric acid.
  • In pathology, applied to the pulse when there is a contracted condition of the artery.
  • In zoology, brought together in one region of the body, and more or less combined: said of organs and parts.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. gathered together or made less diffuse
  • adj. intensely focused
  • adj. (of light) transmitted directly from a pointed light source
  • adj. being the most concentrated solution possible at a given temperature; unable to dissolve still more of a substance
  • adj. of or relating to a solution whose dilution has been reduced

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