concentrate  

  • Pronunciation of concentrate: K AA1 N S AH0 N T R EY0 T ('kɑnsən,treɪt)

  • Number of syllables of concentrate: 3

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  • 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

    • The concentrate further includes a preservative and water.  
    • Throw out the sauce and concentrate on the meat.  
    • As he tries to concentrate, Frieza continues to pummel him.  
    • It has an invigorating effect, is easy to concentrate on.  
    • Only a man free from vice could concentrate on the exacting study of oratory.  
    • Just concentrate on the issues and be imaginative.  
    • Concentrate the mind and sight in between eyebrows.  
    • They could not concentrate due to the clamorous noise.  
    • I concentrate on the psychology of the researcher.  
    • The calligrapher must concentrate and be fluid in execution.  

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