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dilution

noun di·lu·tion \dī-ˈlü-shən, də-\

Definition of DILUTION

1
:  the action of diluting :  the state of being diluted
2
:  something (as a solution) that is diluted
3
:  a lessening of real value (as of equity) by a decrease in relative worth; specifically :  a decrease of per share value of common stock by an increase in the total number of shares
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First Known Use of DILUTION

1646
DILUTION Defined for Kids

dilution

noun di·lu·tion \dī-ˈlü-shən, də-\

Definition of DILUTION for Kids

1
:  the act of making thinner or more liquid :  the state of being made thinner or more liquid
2
:  something (as a solution) that has had something added to it to make it thinner or more liquid
Medical Dictionary

dilution

noun di·lu·tion \dī-ˈlü-shən, də-\

Medical Definition of DILUTION

1
:  the action of diluting :  the state of being diluted
2
:  something (as a solution) that is diluted

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