Concentration

Definition of Concentration

Con`cen`tra´tion
n.1.The act or process of concentrating; the process of becoming concentrated, or the state of being concentrated; concentration.
Concentration of the lunar beams.
- Boyle.
Intense concetration of thought.
- Sir J. Herschel.
2.The act or process of reducing the volume of a liquid, as by evaporation.
The acid acquires a higher degree of concentration.
- Knight.
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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