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attenuate

[ə′ten·yə‚wāt]
(engineering acoustics)
To weaken a signal by reducing its level.

attenuate

To reduce, lower, lessen. The term is commonly used with regard to signals in electronic circuitry and communications.
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The Wake Island array also has the advantage of being on the ocean floor, where the crust, which Walker says "mucks signals up and attenuates their energies and frequencies," is thin.