What does concentration mean?

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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

How to pronounce concentration?

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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. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez:

    For 40 years before Auschwitz, we had concentration camps -- things that were called Concentration Camps -- what we're doing now fits very cleanly inside that tradition.

  2. Grand Slam:

    You need something extra to beat those players. I did show that today, but if I manage to keep the same levels of concentration like I did today, same patience, same mental toughness, willing to fight, I'm pretty sure it's going to go pretty well.

  3. Justin Rose:

    I struggled toward the end, it was so hot out there I really felt I was battling the golf course and my concentration.

  4. Michael Behrenfeld:

    The features that jump out so clearly represent the influence of ocean eddies and physical stirring on the concentration of phytoplankton pigments and, possibly, colored dissolved organic matter.

  5. Ben Carson:

    My energy levels are perfectly fine, as I've said many times, there have been many times where I've operated 12, 15, 20 hours, and that requires a lot of energy. Doesn't require a lot of jumping up and down and screaming, but it does require a lot of concentration.

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