1 reduced in strength or concentration or quality or purity; "diluted alcohol"; "a dilute solution"; "dilute acetic acid" [syn: dilute] [ant: undiluted]
2 made less strong or severe; "a pale gleam of diluted sunlight" [syn: toned down(p)]
- past of dilute
- That has had something added in order to dilute it.
- diluted orange juice
Dilution may refer to:
- Reducing the concentration of a chemical
- Serial dilution, a common way of going about this reduction of concentration.
- Homeopathic dilution In homeopathic potencies of over 12C (24X), no molecules of the original substance remain.
- Dilution (equation), an equation to calculate the rate a gas dilutes
- Trademark dilution, a type of unlawful trademark use outside of the relevant market
- Stock dilution, the result of new shares of stock being issued by a company, thereby diminishing the percent ownership represented by previously existing shares.
- "Stock dilution" could also refer to a method of preparing soup from stock
- Dilution gene, a gene that lightens the coat color of certain living things
- Phrase used in indicator dilution theory
- Phrase used in dilution space of substances
diluted in Dutch: Verdunning
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