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dilute

Translation of dilute in Spanish:

transitive verb

American English: /daɪˈlut/
, /dəˈlut/
British English: /dʌɪˈl(j)uːt/
, /dɪˈl(j)uːt/
  • 1.1
    (liquid/concentrate)
    Example sentences
    • Dyes using acetone or alcohol solvents can be diluted with water also.
    • Old time gun makers stained their stocks with aqua fortis, a combination of nitric acid diluted with distilled water and iron filings.
    • The aim is to develop epoxy systems that can be diluted in water - for ease of cleaning - without compromising chemical resistance and cure rate.
    1.2
    (criticism)
    Example sentences
    • But there is the danger that composers writing for amateurs may feel forced to dilute their musical language, to compromise their artistic integrity on the altar of accessibility.
    • In addition, it will dilute its holding in the present subsidiary.
    • But record labels will insist on keeping CDs in the charts because downloaders buy such a broad range of content they dilute the marketing push behind new artists - which labels need to survive.

adjective

American English: /daɪˈlut/
, /dəˈlut/
British English: /ˈdʌɪl(j)uːt/
  • diluido

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