Concentration

Con`cen*tra"tion

(?), n. [Cf. F. concentration.] 1. The act or process of concentrating; the process of becoming concentrated, or the state of being concentrated; concentration.
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Concentration of the lunar beams.
Boyle.
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Intense concetration of thought.
Sir J. Herschel.
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2. The act or process of reducing the volume of a liquid, as by evaporation.
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The acid acquires a higher degree of concentration.
Knight.
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3. (Metal.) The act or process of removing the dress of ore and of reducing the valuable part to smaller compass, as by currents of air or water.
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