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English noun: concentration

1. concentration (attribute) the strength of a solution; number of molecules of a substance in a given volume

Broader (hypernym)property

Narrower (hyponym)hydrogen ion concentration, M, molal concentration, molality, molar concentration, molarity, titer, titre

2. concentration (attribute) the spatial property of being crowded together

Synonymscompactness, denseness, density, tightness

Broader (hypernym)spacing, spatial arrangement

Antonymsdispersion, distribution

3. concentration (act) strengthening the concentration (as of a solute in a mixture) by removing diluting material

Broader (hypernym)strengthening

Narrower (hyponym)pervaporation


4. concentration (event) increase in density

Broader (hypernym)increase

Narrower (hyponym)compaction, compression, concretion, densification, rarefaction

5. concentration (cognition) complete attention; intense mental effort

Synonymsabsorption, engrossment, immersion

Broader (hypernym)attention

Narrower (hyponym)centering, direction, focal point, focus, focusing, focussing, specialism, study

6. concentration (act) bringing together military forces

Broader (hypernym)assemblage, assembly, gathering

7. concentration (attribute) great and constant diligence and attention

Synonymsassiduity, assiduousness

Broader (hypernym)diligence, industriousness, industry

Narrower (hyponym)engrossment, intentness, singleness

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