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Definition of "dilutant" []

  • A diluting agent; a diluent, or thinner. (noun)

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Use "dilutant" in a sentence
  • "Alcohol is powerful dilutant sp? that dissolves other substances than water or fat."
  • "Rather, it appears that the fluid Fe outer core contains a dilutant, probably S or H, that lowers its density."
  • "Some cellular tissue, but not an excess, is desirable in a ration, as it exerts a favorable mechanical action upon the organs of digestion, encourages peristalsis, and is an absorbent and dilutant of the waste products formed during digestion."