verb (used with object), di·lut·ed, di·lut·ing.
verb (used without object), di·lut·ed, di·lut·ing.
- diltiazem hydrochloride,
Origin of dilute
Examples from the Web for dilute
You would have to be drinking LITERS of water to dilute your stomach acid in any meaningful way.Quora Q: Does Drinking Water During Meals Help or Hinder the Digestive System?|Quora Contributor|January 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The other obvious way to help your body deal with excessive toxins from that large meal is to dilute the toxins by drinking more.
To dilute the bitterness, the less-than-brave steep them in green tea.
The minute you undermine the insurance, or dilute it, a bank run might ensue.
I also refuse to dilute the power of the accusation through inaccurate overuse.
Keep a kettle of water boiling over an alcohol flame, and use it to dilute the tea as needed.The Century Cook Book|Mary Ronald
Dilute nitric acid is then poured through the funnel and leaden pipe.
The substance prepared by the above methods crystallizes from dilute alcohol in needles or prisms of dark brown color.
If the solution is dilute its absorption is rapid and it operates very energetically.The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines|T. H. Pardo de Tavera
It is soluble in nitric, hydrochloric, and dilute sulphuric acids.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
- (of a solution, suspension, mixture, etc) having a low concentration or a concentration that has been reduced by admixture
- (of a substance) present in solution, esp a weak solution in waterdilute acetic acid
Word Origin for dilute
1550s, from Latin dilutus, past participle of diluere "dissolve, wash away, dilute," from dis- "apart" + -luere, comb. form of lavere "to wash" (see lave). Related: Diluted; diluting. As an adjective from c.1600.