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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Diluent  \Dil"u*ent\,  a.  [L.  diluens,  p.  pr  diluere  See 
  {Dilute}.] 
  Diluting;  making  thinner  or  weaker  by  admixture,  esp.  of 
  water.  --Arbuthnot. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Diluent  \Dil"u*ent\,  n. 
  1.  That  which  dilutes. 
 
  2.  (Med.)  An  agent  used  for  effecting  dilution  of  the  blood; 
  a  weak  drink. 
 
  There  is  no  real  diluent  but  water.  --Arbuthnot. 




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