verb (used with object), di·lut·ed, di·lut·ing.
verb (used without object), di·lut·ed, di·lut·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for dilute
Conversely, higher biodiversity helps dilute threats by ensuring an abundance of predators keep populations of weedy species in check, and thus help slow the spread of disease.The fight to stop the next pandemic starts in the jungles of Borneo|Brian Barth|December 2, 2020|Popular Science
In the first and second years, restaurants will be required to replace soda as the default beverage for children’s meals with either water, sparkling or flavored water, milk, 100 percent fruit or vegetable juice, or fruit juice diluted with water.Goodbye Coke, hello milk! Prince George’s pushes healthy kids’ menu|Rachel Chason|November 30, 2020|Washington Post
However, a rising Google could dilute the duo’s dominance, and that could create enough competition to tip the balance of power back to the streaming app makers.‘Sleeping giant’: How Google stands to shake up the connected TV platform war|Tim Peterson|October 7, 2020|Digiday
When there is adequate ventilation, respiratory droplets are diluted by outdoor air or pushed out by air exchanges, according to experts.CDC says airborne transmission plays a role in coronavirus spread in a long-awaited update after a website error last month|Lena H. Sun, Ben Guarino|October 5, 2020|Washington Post
Ford has a core of great products that are being diluted by trying to do too much in too many places.
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