Part of speech: noun

The act of diluting, or the state of being diluted; something diluted.

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Usage examples "dilution":

  1. " Commencing with the dilution which failed to produce a reaction, the child was given gradually increasing amounts of solutions of increasing strength. - "Food Poisoning", Edwin Oakes Jordan.
  2. Thus in various kinds of Mammals and Birds we have white and black, red or yellow, chocolate with various degrees of dilution, and piebald combinations. - "Hormones and Heredity", J. T. Cunningham.
  3. A cane rich in wood fiber produces more bagasse than a poor one and a thicker juice is subject to a higher degree of dilution than one not so rich. - "Steam, Its Generation and Use", Babcock & Wilcox Co..