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Definition of dialate

"dialate" is probably misspelled. Trying dilute instead Definition of dilute

1. dilute [ v ] lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
Examples: "cut bourbon"

Used in print:

(Bern Dibner, "Oerstad and the Discovery of Electro...)

The sound discoveries of_this quixotic genius were so diluted by those of fantasy that the prize was never awarded to him .

Synonyms dilute reduce thin_out cut thin Related Terms weaken water_down dilution dilution cutting diluent

2. dilute [ a ] reduced in strength or concentration or quality or purity
Examples: "diluted alcohol" "a dilute solution" "dilute acetic acid"

Used in print:

(M. Yokoyama et al., "Chemical and serological...)

Because negative pressure dialysis gave better recovery of proteins , permitted detection of proteins concentrated from very dilute solutions and was a gentler procedure , it was used in all but the earliest experiments .

Synonyms dilute diluted Related Terms undiluted watery white cut

3. dilute [ v ] corrupt, debase, or make impure by adding a foreign or inferior substance; often by replacing valuable ingredients with inferior ones
Examples: "adulterate liquor"

Synonyms stretch water_down dilute debase adulterate Related Terms corrupt thin sophisticate water_down extend adulteration adulterant adulterator

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