concentrated

adjective con·cen·trat·ed \ ˈkän(t)-sən-ˌtrā-təd , -ˌsen- \

Definition of concentrated

1 : rich in respect to a particular or essential element : made less dilute or diffuse
  • concentrated sulfuric acid
  • concentrated orange juice
2 : contained or existing or happening together in a small or narrow space or area : not spread out
  • a highly concentrated beam of light
3 : intense, intensive
  • a job requiring hours of concentrated effort

concentratedly

play \ˈkän(t)-sən-ˌtrā-təd-lē, -ˌsen-; ˌkän(t)-sən-ˈtrā-\ adverb
    • Here is Savage working concentratedly on his new, long poem …
    • —Richard Holmes

First Known Use of concentrated

1652

in the meaning defined at sense 2

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