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concentration

[ kon-suhn-trey-shuhn ]
/ ˌkɒn sənˈtreɪ ʃən /
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noun
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Origin of concentration

First recorded in 1625–35; concentr(ic) + -ation

OTHER WORDS FROM concentration

hy·per·con·cen·tra·tion, nounnon·con·cen·tra·tion, nouno·ver·con·cen·tra·tion, nounpre·con·cen·tra·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for concentration

concentration
/ (ˌkɒnsənˈtreɪʃən) /

noun
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Scientific definitions for concentration

concentration
[ kŏn′sən-trāshən ]

The amount of a particular substance in a given amount of another substance, especially a solution or mixture.
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