- concentration camp,
- concentration cell,
- concentration gradient,
Origin of concentrated
verb (used with object), con·cen·trat·ed, con·cen·trat·ing.
verb (used without object), con·cen·trat·ed, con·cen·trat·ing.
Origin of concentrate
Examples from the Web for concentrated
No wonder we enjoy a story where all the power is concentrated in a few wealthy hands.
In Sonic, the images that show the business of looking messy and a little druggy are all so stylized, serious, and concentrated.The Dark Rock Star Fantasy of Saint Laurent’s Hedi Slimane|Liza Foreman|September 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Unlike the dreary industrial region of Donbass where the fighting is concentrated, Crimea has great potential as a tourist center.
Who are their prominent policy wonks regularly presenting anti-poverty proposals this concentrated, innovative and wide-ranging?Paul Ryan’s New Plan Is a Good One, Especially for Black People|John McWhorter|July 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The largest gun-rights expansion efforts were concentrated in the South, while the coasts passed stronger gun control laws.
This was no little tragedy: the two sticks of condensed and concentrated protein might have kept Ben alive for a few days more.The Sky Line of Spruce|Edison Marshall
After amazement came indignation at such frightful abuse of concentrated wealth.Philip Dru: Administrator|Edward Mandell House
In the midst of my concentrated rage, I was obliged to advance and embrace her, and there was an end of happiness for the day.Tales And Novels, Volume 8 (of 10)|Maria Edgeworth
But on January 12, Cesare's cannon having been concentrated upon one point, a breach was opened at last.The Life of Cesare Borgia|Raphael Sabatini
Mix a bit of the powder with a small quantity of dry resorcin and add a few drops of concentrated sulfuric acid.Detection of the Common Food Adulterants|Edwin M. Bruce
Word Origin for concentrate
1630s, "to bring or come to a common center," from concenter (1590s), from Italian concentrare, from Latin com- "together" (see com-) + centrum "center" (see center). Meaning "condense" is from 1680s. Sense of "mentally focus" is c.1860. Related: Concentrated; concentrating.
1883, from concentrate (v.).