Concentrate vs Serum - What's the difference?

concentrate | serum |

As a verb concentrate

is .

As a noun serum is





  • (ambitransitive) To bring to, or direct toward, a common center; to unite more closely; to gather into one body, mass, or force.
  • to concentrate rays of light into a focus
    to concentrate the attention
    Let me concentrate !
  • 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 (qualifier, as opposed to 'dilute').
  • to concentrate acid by evaporation
    to concentrate by washing
  • To approach or meet in a common center; to consolidate.
  • Population tends to concentrate in cities.
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  • To focus one's thought or attention (on).
  • Derived terms

    * concentrated


    (en noun)
  • A substance that is in a condensed form.
  • serum


    (wikipedia serum)


  • The clear yellowish fluid obtained upon separating whole blood into its solid and liquid components after it has been allowed to clot. Also called blood serum.
  • Blood serum from the tissues of immunized animals, containing antibodies and used to transfer immunity to another individual, called antiserum.
  • A watery fluid from animal tissue, especially one that moistens the surface of serous membranes or that is exuded by such membranes when they become inflamed, such as in edema or a blister.
  • The watery portion of certain animal fluids, as blood, milk, etc; whey.
  • (skincare) An intensive moisturising product to be applied after cleansing but before a general moisturiser.
  • Derived terms

    * antiserum * blood serum * immune serum * serous * serum sickness * truth serum