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 for concentrated
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Concentrate \Con*cen"trate\ (? or ?), v. t. [imp. & p. p.
     Concentrated; p. pr. & vb. n. Concentrating.] [Pref. con-
     + L. centrum center. Cf. Concenter.]
     1. To bring to, or direct toward, a common center; to unite
        more closely; to gather into one body, mass, or force; to
        fix; as, to concentrate rays of light into a focus; to
        concentrate the attention.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              (He) concentrated whole force at his own camp.
                                                    --Motley.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. 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; as, to concentrate acid by
        evaporation; to concentrate by washing; -- opposed to
        dilute.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              Spirit of vinegar concentrated and reduced to its
              greatest strength.                    --Arbuthnot.
  
     Syn: To combine; to condense; to consolidate.
          [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  concentrated \concentrated\ adj.
     1. Having a high density of (the indicated substance); as, a
        narrow thread of concentrated ore.
  
     Note: [Narrower terms: undiluted (vs. diluted)]
           [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. Gathered together or made less diffuse; as, their
        concentrated efforts; his concentrated attention. Opposite
        of distributed or diffused.
  
     Note: [Narrower terms: bunched, bunchy, clustered;
           centered, centred, centralized, focused;
           undivided] [Also See: compact.]
           [WordNet 1.5]
  
     3. Intense; in an extreme degree; -- of mental phenomena; as,
        her concentrated passion held them at bay.
        [WordNet 1.5]
  
     4. being the most concentrated solution possible at a given
        temperature; unable to dissolve still more of a substance.
        Opposite of dilute or unsaturated.
  
     Note: [Narrower terms: supersaturated]
  
     Syn: saturated.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     5. reduced to a stronger or more concentrated form; as,
        concentrated sulfuric acid. Opposite of diluted.
  
     Syn: condensed.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     6. characterized by intensity; especially when imposed from
        without; -- of actions; as, concentrated study.
  
     Syn: intensive.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     7. characterized by mental concentration.
  
     Syn: intent.
          [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  concentrated
      adj 1: gathered together or made less diffuse; "their
             concentrated efforts"; "his concentrated attention";
             "concentrated study"; "a narrow thread of concentrated
             ore" [ant: distributed]
      2: of or relating to a solution whose dilution has been reduced
      3: intensely focused; "her concentrated passion held them at
         bay"
      4: (of light) transmitted directly from a pointed light source
         [syn: hard, concentrated] [ant: diffuse, diffused,
         soft]
      5: being the most concentrated solution possible at a given
         temperature; unable to dissolve still more of a substance; "a
         saturated solution" [syn: saturated, concentrated] [ant:
         unsaturated]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  118 Moby Thesaurus words for "concentrated":
     advertent, agog, alert, all ears, all eyes, assiduous, attentive,
     aware, axial, careful, centermost, central, centralized, centric,
     centroidal, centrosymmetric, clamped, close, close-knit,
     close-textured, close-woven, compact, compacted, complete,
     compressed, concrete, condensed, congested, conscious,
     consolidated, constricted, contracted, crammed, crammed full,
     cramped, crowded, dense, desperate, diligent, earnest, entire,
     exclusive, exquisite, fierce, finical, finicking, finicky, firm,
     fixed, full-bodied, furious, geocentric, gluey, hard, heavy,
     heedful, impenetrable, impermeable, intense, intent, intentive,
     jam-packed, jammed, key, knitted, lusty, massive, meticulous,
     middle, middlemost, midmost, mindful, nice, niggling, nipped,
     nonporous, observant, observing, omphalic, on the ball, on the job,
     open-eared, open-eyed, openmouthed, packed, pinched, pinched-in,
     pivotal, potent, puckered, pursed, regardful, robust, serried,
     solid, solidified, squeezed, strangled, strangulated, substantial,
     terrible, thick, thick-growing, thickset, total, umbilical,
     undistracted, undivided, unswerving, vehement, vicious, violent,
     viscid, viscose, viscous, wasp-waisted, watchful, wrinkled
  
  

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