- dilute ► VERB 1) make (a liquid) thinner or weaker by adding water or another solvent. 2) weaken by modifying or adding other elements.► ADJECTIVE 1) (of a liquid) diluted. 2) Chemistry (of a solution) having a relatively low concentration of solute.DERIVATIVES diluter noun dilution noun dilutive adjective.ORIGIN Latin diluere 'wash away, dissolve' .
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Diluter — Di*lut er, n. One who, or that which, dilutes or makes thin, more liquid, or weaker. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
diluter — noun see dilute I … New Collegiate Dictionary
diluter — See dilute. * * * … Universalium
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dilute — diluter, dilutor, n. dilutive, adj. /di looht , duy /; adj. also /duy looht/, v., diluted, diluting, adj. v.t. 1. to make (a liquid) thinner or weaker by the addition of water or the like. 2. to make fainter, as a color. 3. to reduce the strength … Universalium
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