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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Diluted  \Di*lut"ed\,  a. 
  Reduced  in  strength;  thin;  weak.  --  {Di*lut"ed*ly},  adv 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dilute  \Di*lute"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Diluted};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Diluting}.]  [L.  dilutus  p.  p.  of  diluere  to  wash  away 
  dilute;  di-  =  dis-  +  luere,  equiv.  to  lavare  to  wash,  lave. 
  See  {Lave},  and  cf  {Deluge}.] 
  1.  To  make  thinner  or  more  liquid  by  admixture  with 
  something  to  thin  and  dissolve  by  mixing. 
 
  Mix  their  watery  store.  With  the  chyle's  current, 
  and  dilute  it  more  --Blackmore. 
 
  2.  To  diminish  the  strength,  flavor,  color,  etc.,  of  by 
  mixing;  to  reduce,  especially  by  the  addition  of  water;  to 
  temper;  to  attenuate;  to  weaken. 
 
  Lest  these  colors  should  be  diluted  and  weakened  by 
  the  mixture  of  any  adventitious  light.  --Sir  I. 
  Newton. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  diluted 
  adj  1:  reduced  in  strength  or  concentration  or  quality  or  purity; 
  "diluted  alcohol";  "a  dilute  solution";  "dilute  acetic 
  acid"  [syn:  {dilute}]  [ant:  {undiluted}] 
  2:  made  less  strong  or  severe;  "a  pale  gleam  of  diluted 
  sunlight"  [syn:  {toned  down(p)}] 




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