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dilute

 [di-lo̳t´]
to make a mixture or solution less concentrated by adding a fluid.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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dilute

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

verb To weaken the potency of a thing by adding more vehicle or diluent. See Single molecular dilution.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

dilute

to make a substance less concentrated by the addition of water or other solvent.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Dilute

A solution that has comparatively more fluid in it, relative to the quantity of solute.
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Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012