What does Concentration mean?

Definitions for Concentration
ˌkɒn sənˈtreɪ ʃəncon·cen·tra·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. concentrationnoun

    the strength of a solution; number of molecules of a substance in a given volume

  2. concentration, density, denseness, tightness, compactnessnoun

    the spatial property of being crowded together

  3. concentrationnoun

    strengthening the concentration (as of a solute in a mixture) by removing diluting material

  4. concentrationnoun

    increase in density

  5. concentration, engrossment, absorption, immersionnoun

    complete attention; intense mental effort

  6. concentrationnoun

    bringing together military forces

  7. assiduity, assiduousness, concentrationnoun

    great and constant diligence and attention


  1. concentrationnoun

    The proportion of a substance in a mixture.

  2. concentrationnoun

    The act, process or ability of concentrating; the process of becoming concentrated, or the state of being concentrated.

  3. concentrationnoun

    A field or course of study on which one focuses, especially as a student in a college or university.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Concentrationnoun

    Collection into a narrow space round the center; compression into a narrow compass.

    Etymology: from concentrate.

    All circular bodies, that receive a concentration of the light, must be shadowed in a circular manner Henry Peacham, on Drawing.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Concentrationnoun

    the act or process of concentrating; the process of becoming concentrated, or the state of being concentrated; concentration

  2. Concentrationnoun

    the act or process of reducing the volume of a liquid, as by evaporation

  3. Concentrationnoun

    the act or process of removing the dress of ore and of reducing the valuable part to smaller compass, as by currents of air or water

  4. Etymology: [Cf. F. concentration.]


  1. Concentration

    In chemistry, concentration is the abundance of a constituent divided by the total volume of a mixture. Several types of mathematical description can be distinguished: mass concentration, molar concentration, number concentration, and volume concentration. The term concentration can be applied to any kind of chemical mixture, but most frequently it refers to solutes and solvents in solutions. The molar concentration has variants such as normal concentration and osmotic concentration.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Concentration' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2574

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Concentration' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4559

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Concentration' in Nouns Frequency: #771

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Concentration in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Concentration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Concentration in a Sentence

  1. Mohammed Kanar:

    The Malkohi camp in its present state is not conducive for that due to uncontrolled visits by relations and members of the public which deprive the rescued women the needed concentration to overcome their trauma induced by their captivity in the hands of Boko Haram?.

  2. Francis Egan:

    We have in effect increased the concentration of the fluid so essentially there is more sand and less water, we may still have events reaching the 0.5 limit but hopefully not as many.

  3. Nick Bunker:

    The pace of people quitting across the labor market is remarkable, but the concentration among a few sectors is eye-popping. Quits are up the most in sectors where most work is in person or relatively low paying.

  4. Arthur Miller:

    The closer a man approaches tragedy the more intense is his concentration of emotion upon the fixed point of his commitment, which is to say the closer he approaches what in life we call fanaticism.

  5. Amit Ray:

    Concentration attracts luck factor.

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