What does the word dilution mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by 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 by Babcock & Wilcox Co.