Complete Definition of "dilute"

English

Etymology
L. term|dilutus|langla, from term|diluere||to wash away|langla. See term|lave, and compare term|deluge.

Verb
en-verb|dilut|ing

  1. transitive To add more of a solvent to a solution; especially to add more water.
  2. transitive To weaken.

Translations
trans-top|to add more of a solvent to a solution; especially to add more water
Finnish: t-|fi|laimentaa, t-|fi|ohentaa, t+|fi|jatkaa qualifier|colloquial
German: t-|de|verdünnen
Icelandic: t|is|þynna
trans-mid
Latin: t|la|diluere
trans-bottom

trans-top|to weaken
Finnish: t|fi|heikentää
German: t-|de|verwässern
Icelandic: t|is|veikja, t|is|þynna
trans-mid
Latin: t|la|hebetare, t|la|affligere, t|la|deminuere
trans-bottom

Adjective
en-adj

  1. Having a low concentration.

#: Clean the panel with a dilute, neutral cleaner.

  1. weak|Weak.

Translations
trans-top|Having a low concentration
Finnish: laimea, laimennettu
Icelandic: þynntur m, þynnt f|n
trans-mid
Latin: dilutus m, diluta f, dilutum n
trans-bottom

trans-top|Weak
Finnish: heikennetty
Icelandic: veikur m, veik f, veikt n
trans-mid
Latin: imbecillus m, inbecilla f, inbecillum n; mollis m|f, molle n
trans-bottom

ttbc-top
ttbc|Italian: diluire
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Related terms
diluent
dilutant
dilution

See also
pedialite|Concentration
dilate

References
R:1913

Category:Liquids

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