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di·lu·tion

 (dī-lo͞o′shən, dĭ-)
n.
1.
a. The process of making weaker or less concentrated.
b. A dilute or weakened condition.
2. A diluted substance.
3. A decrease in the equity position of a share of stock because of the issuance of additional shares.

dilution

(daɪˈluːʃən)
n
1. the act of diluting or state of being diluted
2. (Chemistry) a diluted solution

di•lu•tion

(dɪˈlu ʃən, daɪ-)

n.
1. the act of diluting or the state of being diluted.
2. something diluted.
[1640–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dilution - a diluted solution
solution - a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution; "he used a solution of peroxide and water"
2.dilution - weakening (reducing the concentration) by the addition of water or a thinner
weakening - the act of reducing the strength of something
thinning, cutting - the act of diluting something; "the cutting of whiskey with water"; "the thinning of paint with turpentine"
concentration - strengthening the concentration (as of a solute in a mixture) by removing diluting material
Translations
تَخْفيف
ředění
fortyndingopløsning
felhígításhígítás
útòynnt efni; útòynning
zriedenie
su katmasulandırma

dilution

[daɪˈluːʃən] N
1. [of substance, flavour] → disolución f, dilución f (frm)
2. (fig) [of power] → debilitamiento m; [of effectiveness] → reducción f

dilution

[daɪˈluːʃən] n
(= weakening) [solution, substance] → dilution f
(= dilute solution) → solution f diluée
(= reduction) [belief, quality, value] → affaiblissement m

dilution

n (of orange juice, milk etc)Verdünnung f; (of colour)Dämpfung f, → Abschwächung f; (fig)Milderung f; (of power, influence)Schwächung f

dilution

[daɪˈluːʃn] ndiluizione f

dilute

(daiˈljuːt) verb
to lessen the strength etc of by mixing especially with water. You are supposed to dilute that lime juice with water.
adjective
reduced in strength; weak. dilute acid.
diˈlution noun

dilution

n dilución f
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Serial dilution is the process by which each dilution is made using the same volume of material transferred to a series of tubes containing the same volume of diluent.