Thesaurus for concentrate
Pronunciation of concentrate: K AA1 N S AH0 N T R EY0 T ('kɑnsən,treɪt)
Number of syllables of concentrate: 3
Pronunciation Video of concentrate
Definition of concentrate
- (n): a concentrated example; "the concentrate of contemporary despair"
- (n): a concentrated form of a foodstuff; the bulk is reduced by removing water
- (n): the desired mineral that is left after impurities have been removed from mined ore
- (v): cook until very little liquid is left; "The cook reduced the sauce by boiling it for a long time"
- (v): be cooked until very little liquid is left; "The sauce should reduce to one cup"
- (v): make (the solvent of a solution) dense or denser
- (v): make more concise; "condense the contents of a book into a summary"
- (v): compress or concentrate; "Congress condensed the three-year plan into a six-month plan"
- (v): make central; "The Russian government centralized the distribution of food"
- (v): direct one''s attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"
- (v): draw together or meet in one common center; "These groups concentrate in the inner cities"
Examples of concentrate
- They could not concentrate due to the clamorous noise.
- It has an invigorating effect, is easy to concentrate on.
- The calligrapher must concentrate and be fluid in execution.
- Throw out the sauce and concentrate on the meat.
- As he tries to concentrate, Frieza continues to pummel him.
- I concentrate on the psychology of the researcher.
- Only a man free from vice could concentrate on the exacting study of oratory.
- The concentrate further includes a preservative and water.
- Concentrate the mind and sight in between eyebrows.
- Just concentrate on the issues and be imaginative.