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dressed ore, concentrate (noun)
the desired mineral that is left after impurities have been removed from mined ore
a concentrated form of a foodstuff; the bulk is reduced by removing water
a concentrated example of something
"the concentrate of contemporary despair"
make denser, stronger, or purer
concentrate, focus, center, centre, pore, rivet (verb)
direct one's attention on something
"Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"
centralize, centralise, concentrate (verb)
"The Russian government centralized the distribution of food"
digest, condense, concentrate (verb)
make more concise
"condense the contents of a book into a summary"
draw together or meet in one common center
"These groups concentrate in the inner cities"
condense, concentrate, contract (verb)
compress or concentrate
"Congress condensed the three-year plan into a six-month plan"
boil down, reduce, decoct, concentrate (verb)
be cooked until very little liquid is left
"The sauce should reduce to one cup"
reduce, boil down, concentrate (verb)
cook until very little liquid is left
"The cook reduced the sauce by boiling it for a long time"
A substance that is in a condensed form.
To increase the strength and diminish the bulk of, as of a liquid or an ore; to intensify, by getting rid of useless material; to condense; -- opposed to dilute.
To focus one's thought or attention (on).
To bring to, or direct toward, a common center; to unite more closely; to gather into one body, mass, or force.
To increase the strength and diminish the bulk of, as of a liquid or an ore; to intensify, by getting rid of useless material; to condense.
To approach or meet in a common center; to consolidate.
To focus one's thought or attention.
A concentrate is a form of substance which has had the majority of its base component removed. Typically this will be the removal of water from a solution or suspension such as the removal of water from fruit juice. One benefit of producing a concentrate is that of a reduction in weight and volume for transportation as the concentrate can be re-constituted at the time of usage by the addition of the solvent.