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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To thin out or weaken by adding some other substance.

Usage examples (35)
  • If the bleach is too strong, dilute it with more water.
  • Polymer molecules in dilute solutions form loops, or
  • The experimental search for BEC in dilute gases started early with the use of spin-polarised hydrogen in
  • These systems have their problems: such as dilute slurries for more
Tutoring comment
  • Don't "delude" (to deceive someone or one's self) yourself - those eye drops will not "dilate" (to expand; to widen) your pupils or "dilute" (to water down or to weaken) your tears.
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