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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. Todd Nettleton:

    Atbest, they would be taken to a concentration camp, at worst, they would face immediate execution. And because Christianity is so dangerous to the regime, the Christians parents and children also would be put in camps, taking three generations to make sure Christianity doesnt spread.

  2. James Dean:

    Being an actor is the loneliest thing in the world. You are all alone with your concentration and imagination, and that's all you have.

  3. Gugile Nkwinti:

    In South Africa you have a concentration of land ownership in the hands of a few people. That is something we have to correct.

  4. Eric Schmitt:

    The reasoning for singling out St. Louis County for a lower percentage in the law was because there was a higher concentration of abuse in 14 cities in St. Louis County, there was a different level of abuse.

  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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