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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
References in classic literature ?
She was an American woman, with a small infusion of French which seemed to have been lost in dilution.
I took my sad heart's fill of the sad story of "Paolo and Francesca," which I already knew in Leigh Hunt's adorable dilution, and most of the lines read themselves into my memory, where they linger yet.
This patent-pending technology comes fully blended and ready for dilution to meet the chemist's specific product needs, according to Stepan.
Quantifying the Effects of Consumer Perception--Creation of the Basis to Measure Likelihood of Dilution by Blurring, and Measuring Effects on Brand Equity V.
Sensitivity, specificity and per cent agreement: The sensitivity, specificity and per cent agreement of the single dilution ELISA were calculated considering MAT at a titre of 1 in 100 as gold standard.
Confusion occurs when someone uses "1:1" as a dilution because if 1:10 means one part diluted with nine parts, making a total of 10 parts, then what does 1:1 mean?
The 1:100 and 1:10 dilution wipes guarantee the correct dilution of bleach and are compliant with CDC regulations.
Second, the trigger concentrations of pharmaceuticals that prompt risk assessment under the FDA and EMEA guidance differ by a factor of 10 when dilution is taken into account.
The MIC of telithromycin, performed on Mueller-Hinton agar + 5% horse blood by serial 2-fold dilution, was equal to 2 [micro]g/mL in air and 8 [micro]g/mL under C[O.
The Kemsley Paper Machine Number 3 rebuild includes three new headboxes, one of which is equipped with a dilution control system for profile control; modernization of the fourdrinier wire section; and approach flow screens for the short circulation system.
A three series dilution was made and swabbed onto several agar dishes to test for microbial contamination of store-bought samples.