[ adjective ] gathered together or made less diffuse


"their concentrated efforts" "his concentrated attention" "concentrated study" "a narrow thread of concentrated ore"

Used in print

(J. F. Vedder, "Micrometeorites", in Francis S. J...)

One may conclude that most_of the detected micrometeoritic material is concentrated in orbital streams which intersect the Earth 's orbit .

[ adjective ] of or relating to a solution whose dilution has been reduced

Used in print

(M. Yokoyama et al., "Chemical and serological...)

Because negative pressure dialysis gave better recovery of proteins , permitted detection of proteins concentrated from very dilute solutions and was a gentler procedure , it was used in all but the earliest experiments .

Paper_electrophoresis was carried_out on the concentrated samples in a Spinco model R cell using barbital buffer , pH 8.6 , ionic strength 0.075 , at room_temperature on Whatman 3 MM filter_paper .

When paper_electrophoresis was to be used for preparation , eight strips of a whole serum sample or a chromatographic fraction concentrated by negative pressure dialysis were run / chamber under the conditions described above .

(A. N. Nagaraj and L. M. Black, "Localization of...)

The virus antigen was concentrated in the pseudophloem tissue .

The specific staining by both direct and indirect methods showed that WTV antigen was concentrated in the pseudophloem tissue and in a_few thick walled cells in the xylem region , but was not detectable in any other tissues of the root and stem tumors .

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[ adjective ] (intensely focused) "her concentrated passion held them at bay"

Used in print

(Mr. America, 4:6...)

It speeds muscle growth and power development even for the advanced bodybuilder because each hip and leg is exercised separately , thus enabling a massive , concentrated effort to be focused_on each .

(Irving Stone, The Agony and the Ecstasy....)

He spent concentrated weeks putting his two figures together : a Mary who would be young and sensitive , yet strong enough to hold her son on her lap ; and a Jesus who , though lean , was strong even in death - a look he remembered well from his experience in the dead_room of Santo_Spirito .

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[ adjective ] being the most concentrated solution possible at a given temperature; unable to dissolve still more of a substance




"a saturated solution"

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unsaturated supersaturated

[ adjective ] reduced to a stronger or more concentrated form




"condensed milk" "concentrated sulfuric acid"