Translation of dilution in Spanish:

dilution

Pronunciation: /daɪˈluːʃən; daɪˈljuːʃən/

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • 1.1 (of liquids) dilución (feminine)
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    • Strangely, this chimes with homoeopathic beliefs about the way that remedies become more active by increased dilution in polar solvents like water.
    • The isotope dilution or spike approach was a major advance in measuring small amounts of parent and daughter isotope in a sample.
    • In birds, the process of urinary concentration involves dilution of glomerular filtrate by the reabsorption of sodium chloride in the thick ascending limb of looped nephrons.
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    • Use distilled or deionized water for dilutions.
    • Cells from new zygotic colonies were resuspended in 1 ml water and appropriate dilutions were made.
    • It seems like salicylic acid might be a good thing for him to try or maybe a gentle dilution of tea tree oil.
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    • It consists of isopropyl alcohol in aqueous solution at two different dilutions.
    • The instructions recommend various dilutions of the stock solution for different films, so it will be necessary to do some experimentation to see what works best with the formula below.
    • All 26 dung samples provided correct results (true genotype) before dilution and at a dilution of 1 in 5.
    1.2 [Finance] dilución (feminine), debilitamiento (masculine)
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    • Be sure to look for a compelling explanation of why the rights issue and share dilution are needed as part of the recovery plan.
    • While stock options offer management an incentive to perform well, overloaded stock-option accounts create the possibility of unwanted share value dilution.
    • This would lead to additional shareholders' dilution.

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