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dilution

[də′lü·shən]
(chemistry)
Increasing the proportion of solvent to solute in any solution and thereby decreasing the concentration of the solute per unit volume.
(metallurgy)
The use of a welding filler metal deposit with a base metal or a previously deposited weld material having a lower alloy content.
(optics)
Reducing the intensity of a color by adding white.
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One dilution can result in products for the home market that clean glass, carpet and multiple surfaces, and remove stains left by tar and permanent markers.
We have been deceived into accepting what is currently the Trademark Dilution Revision Act of 2006 (hereinafter "TDRA"), and its multifactor test to measure trademark dilution by blurring, as the equitable and sensible anti-dilution law to police dilution of trademarks by blurring in the United States.
A linear relationship existed between the predicted titres of the positive sera at a single working dilution (1:250) and the corresponding observed titres as determined by the serial dilution.
A "1 in 100" dilution is one volume of concentrate in 99 volumes of water.
Part II investigates the inherent weaknesses of the FTDA definition of dilution, explores courts' various methodologies for analysis of dilution claims, and explains the interpretations of the standard of harm necessary for injunctive relief.
01 pg/L is calculated from the maximum daily dose of the drug per patient and the assumption that 1% of the population is treated daily with the drug; this is divided by the amount of wastewater per person per day and a dilution factor of 10.
2], MICs of macrolides increase by 1 dilution compared to the MIC in air, against both susceptible and resistant strains.
Paper Machine Number 5 of the Wansbrough mill in Watchet, Somerset, will be equipped with a new dilution controlled headbox, a shaker for the breast roll, as well as a screen for the dilution circulation system.
Shareholders, particularly institutional shareholders, have become more sensitive to dilution issues raised by the size of shares reserved pools.
Dilution of C2 specimens will theoretically provide a practical and rapid accommodation.
GM now has 550 million shares outstanding, so Khattri doesn't expect any dilution problems when the bondholders do convert.
describes and analyzes the range of dilution law, including the 1995 Federal Trademark Dilution Act (FTDA), state antidilution laws, and international law.