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Definition of "diluted" []

  • To make or become less concentrated, esp by adding water or a thinner (verb)
  • To make or become weaker in force, effect, etc (verb)
  • (of a solution, suspension, mixture, etc) having a low concentration or a concentration that has been reduced by admixture (adjective)
  • (of a substance) present in solution, esp a weak solution in water (adjective)
  • Simple past tense and past participle of dilute. (verb)

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  • That has had something added in order to dilute it. (adjective)

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Use "diluted" in a sentence
  • "The same quantity of wine diluted intoxicates sooner than the same quantity drank in the same time _without_ dilution; the wine being applied to a larger surface of the stomach, acts with proportionably greater quickness -- though wine _diluted_ sooner _intoxicates_, its effects are sooner over."
  • "While operating earnings per share -- operating earnings per share which we define as diluted EPS on a GAAP basis less gains from refranchising, are expected to range from $0.75 to $0.82 per share."
  • "It also affects the intermediate package which we call the diluted bitumen tank behavior because there is higher water content and because of the clay layer formation in the bank."