Origin of dilution
Related Words for dilutionmixture, concoction, solution, infusion, preparation, suspension, dilution, suffusion
Examples from the Web for dilution
Historical Examples of dilution
But Mr. Drayton stopped the dilution by snatching up his tumbler.A Son of Hagar
Sir Hall Caine
This staining can only be limited by dilution, but not by the addition of opposed dyes.Histology of the Blood
Dilution, or addition of water, at once discharges the colour.Researches on Cellulose
C. F. Cross
Is there not an infusion of Xenophon in Sophocles, as compared to Æschylus,—a dilution?Letters of Edward FitzGerald
The twelfth dilution would of course fill a million such lakes.Medical Essays
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
- the act of diluting or state of being diluted
- a diluted solution
1640s, noun of action from past participle stem of Latin diluere (see dilute).
- The act of reducing the concentration of a mixture or solution.
- A diluted solution.
- The process of making a substance less concentrated by adding a solvent, such as water.