Cite
 

Dictionary


di•lute



Pronunciation: (di-lOOt', dī-;
adj. also dī'lOOt),
[key]
v., -lut•ed, -lut•ing,
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, force, or efficiency of by admixture.

v.i.
to become diluted.

adj.
reduced in strength, as a chemical by admixture; weak: a dilute solution.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

diluentdilution
See also:

 

Related Content