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The word concentrate and its family (concentrated, concentrates, concentrating, concentration) are included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.
Definition of the noun concentrate
What does concentrate mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: concentrates
- the desired mineral that is left after impurities have been removed from mined ore
- a concentrated form of a foodstuff; the bulk is reduced by removing water
- lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
- more generic terms: food product / foodstuff = a substance that can be used or prepared for use as food
- more specific terms:
- a concentrated example of something
Alternative definition of the noun concentrate
- A substance that is in a condensed form.
Definition of the verb concentrate
What does concentrate mean as a doing word?
Concentrate is one of the top 1000 most common verbs in the English language.
verb - inflections: concentrated | concentrating | concentrates
- make denser, stronger, or purer
- direct one's attention on something
Syntactic formula Example for the syntactic formula [Experiencer - being or organization] [Verb] on [Theme, subject control with -ing] We focused on reading the book [Experiencer - being or organization] [Verb] on [Theme, what-extraction] We focused on what he wanted [Experiencer - being or organization] [Verb] on [Theme, what-infinitive clause] We focused on what to do [Experiencer - being or organization] [Verb] on [Theme, not sentential clause] We focused on it
- lexical domain: Cognition - verbs of thinking, judging, analyzing, doubting
- synonyms of concentrate: center / centre / focus / pore / rivet
- more generic words: cerebrate / cogitate / think = use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments
- more specific terms:
- engross / immerse / soak up / absorb / engulf / plunge / steep = devote (oneself) fully to
- recall = cause one's (or someone else's) thoughts or attention to return from a reverie or digression
- think = focus one's attention on a certain state
- zoom in = examine closely
- take heed / listen / hear = listen and pay attention
- make central
- make more concise
- lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
- synonyms of concentrate: condense / digest
- more generic words: abbreviate / abridge / contract / cut / foreshorten / reduce / shorten = reduce in scope while retaining essential elements
- more specific words:
- draw together or meet in one common center
- compress or concentrate
- be cooked until very little liquid is left
- cook until very little liquid is left
Alternative definition of the verb concentrate
- [transitive] [intransitive] To bring to, or direct toward, a common center; to unite more closely; to gather into one body, mass, or force.
- To increase the strength and diminish the bulk of, as of a liquid or an ore; to intensify, by getting rid of useless material; to condense; -- opposed to dilute.
- To approach or meet in a common center; to consolidate.
- [intransitive] To focus one's thought or attention (on).
"Concentrate" is a never-filmed 1958 screenplay by Russian film director Andrei Tarkovsky. The screenplay is based on Tarkovsky's year in the taiga as a member of a research expedition, prior to his enrollment in film school.
- country: Soviet Union
- language: Russian Language
- released in (57 years ago)
- "Concentrate" a.k.a. "Concentrate!" is a composition.
- "Concentrate" is a musical album of Freekbass.
- released on (4 years ago)
- "Concentrate" a.k.a. "Concentrate!" is a musical single of Filur.
- released in
- "Concentrate" is a musical album of Judd and Maggie.
- released on (10 years ago)
- "Concentrate" is a musical album of Tom Ellis.
- released on (7 years ago)
- "Concentrate" is a musical single of Aurora.
- released in (17 years ago)
Concentrate: A liquid preparation of increased strength and reduced volume which is usually diluted prior to administration.
Phrases with Concentrate
- concentrate on
- to concentrate on
- to concentrate
- tomato concentrate
- Leaf protein concentrate
- orange-juice concentrate
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Concentrate
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Cornell 4-H club bulletin (1918)
Concentrate is a term given to such feeds as corn, oats, wheat, and other grains, and certain mill by-products as linseed meal, cottonseed meal, wheat bran, wheat middlings, gluten feed and meal, and so forth. These feeds are low in fiber and ...
Hypnosis and meditation (2016)
Towards an integrative science of conscious planes by Amir Raz, Michael Lifshitz
Importantly, learning to concentrate is an essential requirement for many other meditative actions. Further, an analogy to illustrate its value, and one that is commonly used in the East, is that our mind is like a pond of muddy water. There is a ...
More Than 10,000 Alternatives to Wordy Phrases by Robert Hartwell Fiske, Richard Lederer
Applications by Daniel Schuster
the solvent and the superior formulation properties of the emulsifiable concentrate . Recently, interest has been shown in emulsion concentrates containing pesticidal actives which normally must be dissolved in an organic solvent [ 33 , 34] .
by Bobby A. Stewart, Terry Howell
Concentrate Fig. 1 Schematic of a double-ring infiltrometer. 15. 16. Fig. 3 Membrane schematic showing materials and flows.
The Pesticide Encyclopedia (2014)
by Kalyani Paranjape, Vasant Gowariker, V N Krishnamurthy, Sugha Gowariker
Code Details AD Aerosol dispenser CS Capsule suspension DC Dispersible concentrate DL Driftless formulations DP Dustable powder DS Powder for dry seed treatment DT Tablet for direct application EC Emulsifiable concentrate EG ...
by Carl A. Batt
Table 1 Sample preparation procedures used for different types of samples Category Subcategory Sample preparation procedure Rationale Sample Biochemical Adsorption Lectin-based separation Concentrate the organisms and remove ...
by Robert Hartwell Fiske
concentrate . . .attention on/upon concentrate on/focus on. • Eastern has decided to concentrate most ofits attention on ...
A Corpus-based Analysis of the Complementation Patterns of English Verbs, Nouns, and Adjectives by Thomas Herbst
concentrate verb M A Frank tried to ...
A "Full Course" Encyclopedia by Andrew F. Smith
Attempts to concentrate orange juice began in 1915, ...
The Water Dictionary (2010)
A Comprehensive Reference of Water Terminology by Nancy E. McTigue, James M. Symons
Concentrate is also called reject, brine, retentate, or blowdown, depending on the specific membrane process. concentrated fall The fall that is concentrated at one point on the stream in a hydroelectric power development, e.g., the fall a dam ...
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Quotes about Concentrate
Beware of dissipating your powers; strive constantly to concentrate them. Genius thinks it can do whatever it sees others doing, but is sure to repent of every ill-judged outlay. (Goethe)
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Scrabble value of C3O1N1C3E1N1T1R1A1T1E1
The value of this 11-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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