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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.
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dilution

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

(dɪˈlu ʃən, daɪ-)

n.
1. the act of diluting or the state of being diluted.
2. something diluted.
[1640–50]
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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
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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
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dilution

[daɪˈluːʃən] n
(= weakening) [solution, substance] → dilution f
(= dilute solution) → solution f diluée
(= reduction) [belief, quality, value] → affaiblissement m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

dilution

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

[daɪˈluːʃn] ndiluizione f
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

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
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dilution

n dilución f
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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.
However, the dilutions of the blood samples in their study were not all comparable to the clinical setting.
In current study, antiviral activity of six dilutions of Nigella sativa (N.
Graphic comparisons of such dilutions are analogous to one drop of a substance in the entire Pacific Ocean, one atom in the entire solar system and even one molecule in the entire Milky Way Galaxy.
Inlabtec's Serial Diluter makes it possible to now perform serial dilutions in dedicated serial dilution bags, expanding the use of bags as a cost- and resource-saving alternative to test tubes or cups prefilled with diluent.
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For this purpose dermatotselyullyarnoy cytopathic effect was investigated sera from rabbit immunoglobulins isolated therefrom in cell cultures of epidermal cells (cultured multilayered epidermis cow) in different dilutions (1:10 to 1:640).
The assay requires preparation of the specimen into serial dilutions to detect the point at which the antibody is no longer detected.
The dilutions obtained in the wind tunnel experiments were converted to normalized dilution [D.sub.N], as suggested by Wilson et al.