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ˌkɒn sənˈtreɪ ʃəncon·cen·tra·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. concentration(noun)

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

  2. concentration, density, denseness, tightness, compactness(noun)

    the spatial property of being crowded together

  3. concentration(noun)

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

  4. concentration(noun)

    increase in density

  5. concentration, engrossment, absorption, immersion(noun)

    complete attention; intense mental effort

  6. concentration(noun)

    bringing together military forces

  7. assiduity, assiduousness, concentration(noun)

    great and constant diligence and attention


  1. concentration(Noun)

    The proportion of a substance in a mixture.

  2. concentration(Noun)

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

  3. concentration(Noun)

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Concentration(noun)

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. concentration.]

  2. Concentration(noun)

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

    Etymology: [Cf. F. concentration.]

  3. Concentration(noun)

    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

    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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How to say concentration in sign language?

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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. Tayyip Erdogan:

    The children of those being subject to all sorts of torture in concentration camps during World War Two are now attacking Palestinians with methods that would put Nazis to shame.

  2. David Peyton:

    It becomes obvious why novice users, people who've never smoked before, find it easy to try San Francisco-based Juul, and once you try it, you're getting dosed with a high concentration of nicotine.

  3. Eike Schmidt:

    The exhibition offers the opportunity to admire a concentration of Raphael works that we have never seen in the same venue, we are very happy to extend the loan of about 50 masterpieces for as long as necessary.

  4. Vice President Joe Biden:

    If you take a look at everyone from the IMF to Standard and Poor's, the greatest concern they have about economic growth is the concentration of wealth.

  5. Susan Albers:

    Switching hands jolts you out of autopilot. It's similar to writing with your opposite hand. You can do it, but it takes more of your attention and concentration.

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