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dilute

 [di-lo̳t´]
to make a mixture or solution less concentrated by adding a fluid.

di·lute (dil.),

(dī-lūt'),
1. To reduce a solution or mixture in concentration, strength, quality, or purity.
2. Diluted; denoting a solution or mixture so effected.
[L. di-luo, to wash away, dilute]

dilute

[dilo̅o̅t′, dī′lo̅o̅t]
Etymology: L, diluere, to wash
1 adj, pertaining to a solution that contains a relatively small amount of solute in proportion to solvent.
2 v, to make a more concentrated solution less concentrated.

dilute

verb To weaken the potency of a factor or chemical in a solution by adding more solute, vehicle or diluent.

dilute

verb To weaken the potency of a thing by adding more vehicle or diluent. See Single molecular dilution.

di·lute

(di-lūt')
1. To reduce the concentration, strength, quality, or purity of a solution or mixture.
2. Diluted; denoting a solution or mixture so altered.
[L. di-luo, to wash away, dilute]

dilute

to make a substance less concentrated by the addition of water or other solvent.

Dilute

A solution that has comparatively more fluid in it, relative to the quantity of solute.
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di·lute

(dil.) (di-lūt')
1. To reduce a solution or mixture in concentration, strength, quality, or purity.
2. Diluted; denoting a solution or mixture so effected.
[L. di-luo, to wash away, dilute]

dilute (diloot´, dīloot´),

v to make weaker the strength of a solution or mixture.
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