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Wordnet 3.0


1. reduced in strength or concentration or quality or purity;
- Example: "diluted alcohol"
- Example: "a dilute solution"
- Example: "dilute acetic acid"
[syn: diluted, dilute]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Dilute \Di*lute"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Diluted; p. pr. & vb. n. Diluting.] [L. dilutus, p. p. of diluere to wash away, dilute; di- = dis- + luere, equiv. to lavare to wash, lave. See Lave, and cf. Deluge.] 1. To make thinner or more liquid by admixture with something; to thin and dissolve by mixing. [1913 Webster] Mix their watery store. With the chyle's current, and dilute it more. --Blackmore. [1913 Webster] 2. To diminish the strength, flavor, color, etc., of, by mixing; to reduce, especially by the addition of water; to temper; to attenuate; to weaken. [1913 Webster] Lest these colors should be diluted and weakened by the mixture of any adventitious light. --Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Diluted \Di*lut"ed\, a. Reduced in strength; thin; weak. -- Di*lut"ed*ly, adv. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

diluted adj 1: reduced in strength or concentration or quality or purity; "diluted alcohol"; "a dilute solution"; "dilute acetic acid" [syn: diluted, dilute] [ant: undiluted]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

87 Moby Thesaurus words for "diluted": adulterated, airy, attenuate, attenuated, boyish, cut, dead, delicate, diaphanous, dilute, ethereal, fade, fine, fine-drawn, finespun, flat, flavorless, flimsy, frail, gaseous, gauzy, girlish, gossamer, gracile, gruelly, inane, indifferent, insipid, insubstantial, jejune, lacy, light, mild, milk-and-water, misty, papery, pappy, pulpy, rare, rarefied, reduced, sapless, savorless, slender, slenderish, slight, slight-made, slim, slimmish, slinky, small, spiceless, stale, subtile, subtle, svelte, sylphlike, tasteless, tenuous, thin, thin-bodied, thin-set, thin-spun, thinned, thinned-out, thinnish, threadlike, uncompact, uncompressed, unflavored, unsavory, unsubstantial, vague, vapid, vaporous, washy, wasp-waisted, watered, watered-down, waterish, watery, weak, willowy, windy, wiredrawn, wishy-washy, wispy