verb (used with object), di·lut·ed, di·lut·ing.
verb (used without object), di·lut·ed, di·lut·ing.
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Specifically, the commentary discusses the theory of variolation, an pre-vaccine form of inoculation that uses a dilute form of the smallpox virus to give people a mild infection that would lead to lifelong immunity to the virus.Wearing a mask could protect you from COVID-19 in more ways than you think|Kat Eschner|September 10, 2020|Popular Science
Tesla also announced it had sold $5 billion of new shares, diluting the value of stock held by existing investors.
Unfortunately, Lo says, in many schools, these systems don’t mix the air well enough to dilute any virus.
Mixing dilutes the indoor air, spreading out any virus it may hold.
Tesla shares are now officially in correction territory, in a week that saw the electric-vehicle maker announce a share sale that could dilute its value and a top holder cut its stake nearly in half.Over the past three days, Tesla’s stock has dropped 18%|Verne Kopytoff|September 3, 2020|Fortune
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
British Dictionary definitions for dilute
- (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