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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. She read a letter from her sister, who was away in the East, and who had engaged herself to be married.
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.
Entrepreneurial capitalization "creates a 'dilution effect' through new enterprises and new stock in existing enterprises" (Bernstein and Arnott 2003).
Thus making a serial dilution of 1:1, 1:2, 1:4, 1:8, 1:16, and 1:32 of the plant extract for each row (as shown below)
The dilution of core sand and other additives into green sand is a popular topic of discussion in the metalcasting industry.
Summary: Kochi (Kerala) [India], Sept 2 (ANI): BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav on Sunday launched a scathing attack on Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan for his stance against the dilution of Article 370 in Jammu and Kashmir, saying that Vijayan's protest was an act of "political expediency".
The hirudin and the citrated blood samples were then diluted with mannitol 20% (MAN; Serumwerk Bernburg, Mannitol Infusionslosung 20% 250 mL, Bernburg/Saale, Germany), succinylated gelatin 4% (GEL; BBraun AG, Gelafundin 4% 500 mL, Melsungen, Germany), and isotonic balanced electrolyte infusion (ISO, BBraun AG, Sterofundin ISO, Melsungen, Germany) according to the dilution plan (Table 1).
JPMorgan analyst Ryan Brinkman applauds Tesla's decision to raise capital but believes that it highlights the potential ongoing dilution risk should the company "not prove more successful in stanching free cash outflow." The analyst believes Tesla's capital raise last week has the potential to help put a "floor under the stock" over the near- to medium-term "as liquidity concerns are likely to fade for now." However, the transaction limits prior potential upside on a per-share basis, given dilution from the deal, Brinkman tells investors in a research note.
Extract dilution and virus suspension were placed on monolayers to allow virus to adsorb for 60 min at 37AdegC, with and without test samples.
Research has shown that fuel efficiency benefits increase with higher EGR levels; however, there is a limitation due to engine stability issues resulting from the dilution tolerance of SI engines [2, 5, 6].
AMC has conducted numerous studies to reduce dilution for mechanized narrow vein mining methods in operating mines.
The dilution is an integral part of the mystique about this theory.