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attenuate

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

To reduce, lower, lessen. The term is commonly used with regard to signals in electronic circuitry and communications.
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(173) Furthermore, the concurrent systemic twice-daily administration of D-methionine and gentamicin significantly attenuates auditory threshold shifts in guinea pigs.
Planting on a roof attenuates peak rainfall to reduce risks of flooding.
In following the historical chronology as the principle of organization, Golahny attenuates vital links in conceptual vocabulary shared between essays placed far apart in the collection.
The AGC Circuitry--The automatic gain control circuit boosts low-level signals and attenuates (slightly diminishes) high-level signals.
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In this study, we have shown for the first time that fucoxanthin significantly attenuates A[beta] oligomer-induced neuronal apoptosis as well as the increase of intracellular ROS in SH-SY5Y cells.