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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.
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.
Series of agar plates were incorporated with serial dilutions of antimicrobial agents within a specified range.
Many laboratory exercises and experiments require one to make serial dilutions of bacterial cultures or virus cultures in order to calculate the concentration of bacterial cells or virus particles in the original sample.
5 with sterile water to give final dilutions of 1:2, 1:2.
A result of 50 per cent agglutination of leptospires at 1:100 dilutions was considered significant, i.
We can express dilutions as follows: a "1 in 10" dilution = 1:10; and "1 in 100" dilution = 1:100.
Serial dilution has the same effect as diluting soil in a very large volume of buffer all at once, but is much more convenient and also gives a range of dilutions from which samples can be drawn.
With telithromycin, the MIC increase is 2-6 dilutions but only for macrolide-resistant strains (8).
We ran other standard curves in the presence of urine and milk at 100-fold dilutions to assess any matrix effects.
We found that the modified dilutions are preferred by our technical staff because of the visible difference in volume, which clearly identifies any diluted samples.