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dilute

Pronunciation: /daɪˈluːt; daɪˈljuːt/

Translation of dilute in Spanish:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [liquid/concentrate] diluir*
    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] atenuar*
    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/adjetivo

  • diluido

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