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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.
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has been granted a patent for a process for coating a metallic surface of an aircraft comprised of applying a composition that polymerizes to form a polyurea wherein the polyurea is formed from an A-side and a B-side, where the weight percents of components for the A-side are: 30%-65% of polyisocyanate; from 15%-70% a polytetramethylene ether glycol; diluent, 0%-20%; where the weight percents of components for the B-side are: from 35%-405 of one or more diamines; from 205-70% of one or more amine terminated polyether polyols, and wherein the polyurea has a tensile strength of more than 3500 psi and at least 700% elongation.
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A soy-based long-oil alkyd resin; a soy-based high-solids, long-oil alkyd resin; and a linseed-based, high-solids long-oil alkyd resin were evaluated in combination with the new reactive diluent at weight percentages ranging from 10% to 50%.
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