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1. to bring to a common center; to gather at one point.
2. to increase the strength by diminishing the bulk of, as of a liquid; to condense.
3. a drug or other preparation that has been strengthened by evaporation of its nonactive parts.
activated prothrombin complex concentrate (APCC) anti-inhibitor coagulant complex.
prothrombin complex concentrate (PCC) factor IX complex.
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noun A substance in which the solvent has been reduced to a minimum.

verb To increase the amount of a substance in a solution by evaporation or removal of solvent.
verb To focus on a particular mental task.
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verb To ↑ a substance's strength by evaporation or removal of solvent Neurology verb To focus on a particular mental task
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Q. Where to concentrate on while losing weight and how? a strongest muscle and largest muscle reduction will help me in losing weight. Where to concentrate on while losing weight and how?

A. why not do a sport that activates more muscles then just one..? running or swimming? those actions work on groups of big muscles and on your heart and lungs system that is very important in order to get in shape.

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When test subjects performed concentrative meditation, the activity in this part of the brain was almost the same as when they were just resting.
Meditation and attention: a comparison of the effects of concentrative and mindfulness meditation on sustained attention.
The first tool is considered spiritual concentrative meditation in which a mantram (a sacred word or phrase) is repeated silently throughout the day.
In most cases, the development of a practice of meditation involves the study of three identified meditation skills: concentrative or mantra meditation, nonjudgmental awareness or mindful meditation, and contemplative or thoughtful meditation.
Then the mind switches to a 'zoom lens ' attention on certain aspects of the field in a concentrative way.
The remaining data showed a concentrative distribution along the track section.
The Sanjiang Plain (43049'55"~48027'40"N, 129[degrees]11'20"~135[degrees]05'26"E) is a river basin illuviated by Heilong river, Songhua river, and Usuri river, which is the largest concentrative distribution area for freshwater marshes in northeast China.
[14] Concentrative Properties of Aqueous Solutions: Density, Refractive Index, Freezing Point Depression, and Viscosity, in CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics, 95th ed, 2014-2015, (Accessed October 6, 2014).
Since the 1970s, a majority of studies have focused on concentrative meditation techniques and transcendental meditation.
The seven known human NTs are encoded by two structurally unrelated gene families: the solute carrier families SLC28 and SLC29, which encode the concentrative (CNT) and the equilibrative nucleoside transporters (ENT), respectively (Molina-Arcas et al., 2009).
Thus, the paper's central problem is the political-legal possibility of taking the sustainable development model to effect In contrast with interests that are short-term oriented, concentrative, predatory and historically rooted in the country's structure of power, especially as a way to avoid the environmental regression of national policies.