centralized


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]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

centralized \centralized\ adj.
   1. drawn toward a center or brought under the control of a
      central authority; as, centralized control of emergency
      relief efforts; centralized government. Opposite of
      decentralized.
      [WordNet 1.5]

   2. concentrated on or clustered around a central point or
      purpose; -- contrasting with distributed.

   Syn: centered, centred, focused.
        [WordNet 1.5]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Centralize \Cen"tral*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Centralized; p.
   pr. & vb. n. Centralizing.] [Cf. F. centraliser.]
   To draw or bring to a center point; to gather into or about a
   center; to bring into one system, or under one control.
   [1913 Webster]

         [To] centralize the power of government. --Bancroft.
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