Definition of "concentration" []

  • The act or process of concentrating, especially the fixing of close, undivided attention. (noun)
  • The condition of being concentrated. (noun)
  • Something that has been concentrated. (noun)
  • Chemistry The amount of a specified substance in a unit amount of another substance. (noun)
  • Intense mental application; complete attention (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The act or process of concentrating (noun)
  • Something that is concentrated (noun)
  • The strength of a solution, esp the amount of dissolved substance in a given volume of solvent, usually expressed in moles per cubic metre or cubic decimetre (litre) (noun)
  • The process of increasing the concentration of a solution (noun)
  • The act of bringing together military forces (noun)
  • The application of fire from a number of weapons against a target (noun)
  • The degree to which the output or employment in an industry is accounted for by only a few firms (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "concentration" in a sentence
  • "Rep. Paul's used of the term "concentration camp" to refer to the Hamas run Gaza Strip was a loaded phrase fraught with bitter memory in Jewish history."
  • "I would prefer the term concentration camp — just as I would prefer that term be used for the concentration camps built and staffed (but not filled) under Title II of the McCarran Act (Red Scare Right Wing Reactionary time)."
  • "The difference in concentration is restored by sodium being transported out once again."