Concent

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Concent Concert of voices; concord of sounds; harmony; as, a concent of notes. "That undisturbed song of pure concent ."
    • Concent Consistency; accordance. "In concent to his own principles."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n concent Concert; concord, especially of sounds; harmony.
    • n concent Consistency; accordance.
    • concent To cause to accord; harmonize.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Concent kon-sent′ a harmony or concord of sounds: concert of voices
    • v.i Concent (Spens.) to harmonise
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. concentus, fr. concinere, to sing together; con-, + canere, to sing

Usage

In literature:

Note: 6 content] Manuscript reads concent as does the Second Edition; so that content is probably a misprint.
"The Poetical Works of John Milton" by John Milton
Then the recoil, tense and savage, concentered in the eyes, in which appeared a hatred that screamed of immeasurable pain.
"Smoke Bellew" by Jack London
Think of how a lens gathers and concenters the rays of light within a given circle.
"The Art of Public Speaking" by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
He sat motionless for an hour or more; his life was concentered in thought, and thought does not always require physical movement.
"The Measure of a Man" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
He kept his eyes fixed on me with a look so strange that he concentered all my attention on himself.
"The Best Ghost Stories" by Various
For a frame and building growes weake and vnseemely wherin cannot be found a sweete harmonie and commodulate order and concent.
"Hypnerotomachia" by Francesco Colonna
His greatness has, in all senses, concentered itself into fiery emphasis and depth.
"Sartor Resartus, and On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in History" by Thomas Carlyle
Supposing it were impossible to concenter in one great museum the whole of these things, where should you prefer to draw the line?
"On the Old Road, Vol. 2 (of 2)" by John Ruskin
All the shames, sorrows, and sufferings of France were concentered on his head.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62, No. 382, October 1847" by Various
His greatness has, in all senses, concentered itself into fiery emphasis and depth.
"English Critical Essays" by Various
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In poetry:

And now, as deeper, deeper still
His form sank into heaven,
Me-seemed his heart's concentered thrill,
To his loved Lord was given.
"Of A Skylark" by James Avis Bartley
In him concenter'd at his death
His Father's love, his Father's wrath:
Even he whom passion never seiz'd,
Was then most angry, when most pleas'd.
"The Believer's Riddle; or, the Mystery of Faith" by Ralph Erskine
"Play on, sing on," the mother said;
"Oft music draws her from her bed."—
Dumb Echo, she sat listening;
Over her face the sweet concent
Like winds o'er placid waters went,
Her cheeks like eyes were glistening.
"The Wakeful Sleeper" by George MacDonald

In science:

Usually, one would like to calculate the formation energy of a single defect in an infinite crystal, or at least of much lower concentation of defects than is possible to obtain in the supercell calculations i.e., we would like to have EΩ [ρ0 + qd ].
Comparison of charged-defect finite-size supercell correction methods in a general framework
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