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dil·u·ent

 (dĭl′yo͞o-ənt)
adj.
Serving to dilute.
n. Chemistry
An inert substance used to dilute.

[Latin dīluēns, dīluent-, present participle of dīluere, to dilute; see dilute.]

diluent

(ˈdɪljʊənt)
adj
(Chemistry) causing dilution or serving to dilute
n
(Chemistry) a substance used for or causing dilution
[C18: from Latin dīluēns dissolving; see dilute]

dil•u•ent

(ˈdɪl yu ənt)

adj.
1. diluting.
n.
2. a diluting substance.
[1715–25; < Latin dīluent-, s. of dīluēns, present participle of dīluere to dilute]
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Noun1.diluent - a diluting agentdiluent - a diluting agent      
agent - a substance that exerts some force or effect
Translations

dil·u·ent

a. diluente, diluyente, agente o medicamento que tiene la propiedad de diluir.
References in classic literature ?
And half a grain of reality, like the smallest portion of some other scarce natural productions, will flavour an enormous quantity of diluent.
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Conditions are adjusted by varying the hydrocarbon diluent content.
A polymerization process comprising contacting one or more monomer(s), wherein the one or more monomer(s) is independently selected from the group consisting of olefins, alpha-olefins, disubstituted olefins, isoolefins, conjugated dienes, non-conjugated dienes, styrenics, substituted styrenics and vinyl ethers, one or more Lewis acid(s), and a diluent comprising one or more hydrofluorocarbon(s) (HFC's) in a reactor and wherein the diluent comprises from 15 to 100 volume % HFC based upon the total volume of diluent, the temperature of the polymerization is less than 0[degrees]C and the pressure is from above 0 to 14,000 kPa and wherein the one or more Lewis acid(s) is represented by the formula [MR.
We conducted a study to determine whether the order of drawing up the drug and diluent, or the lag time before administration, affected the delivered concentration.
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Further, the patient may be at risk of an under- or over-dose because the diluent may not be measured precisely.
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