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Dictionary definition for: Concentrate

1. (n) the desired mineral that is left after impurities have been removed from mined ore

2. (v) make (the solvent of a solution) dense or denser

3. (n) a concentrated form of a foodstuff; the bulk is reduced by removing water

4. (v) direct one''s attention on something; "Please focus on your studies and not on your hobbies"

5. (n) a concentrated example; "the concentrate of contemporary despair"

6. (v) make central; "The Russian government centralized the distribution of food"

7. (v) make more concise; "condense the contents of a book into a summary"

8. (v) draw together or meet in one common center; "These groups concentrate in the inner cities"

9. (v) compress or concentrate; "Congress condensed the three-year plan into a six-month plan"

10. (v) be cooked until very little liquid is left; "The sauce should reduce to one cup"

11. (v) cook until very little liquid is left; "The cook reduced the sauce by boiling it for a long time"

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