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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The property of something that has been weakened or reduced in thickness or density; Weakening in force or intensity.

Usage examples (36)
  • attenuation in the volume of the sound
  • Jobs kept using the word attenuation which is incorrect because with detuning the antenna comes pattern changes as the system interacts with human limbs now connected to it.
  • Nicotine-replacement treatments resulted in attenuation of post-cessation weight gain (-0.45 kg) at the end of treatment and at 12 months (-0.42 kg).
  • Apple conceded the point, but said this effect, called attenuation, occurred on all cellphones, even those whose antennas were out of view inside the case. for more
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