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(14 Jan 2009)

1. That which is contained within something else, usually in this sense in the plural form, contents.

2. In psychology, the form of a dream as presented to consciousness.

3. Ambiguous usage for concentration; e.g., blood haemoglobin content could mean either its concentration or the product of its concentration and the blood volume.

Origin: L. Contentus, fr. Con-tineo, pp. -tentus, to hold together, contain

(05 Mar 2000)

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