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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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The Board began its analysis by explaining that, in contrast to fame for likelihood of confusion purposes, dilution fame is not determined in the context of certain goods or services.
agar dilution, broth microdilution and macrodilution, and gradient diffusion (E-test) which are employed to determine the minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) of antimicrobial agents (Brown and Brown, 1991, Wiegand et al.
The reality was that shareholders had been experiencing a "slippage" or dilution of about 2% per year in the per share growth of earnings and dividends.
In enacting the TDRA, Federal anti-dilution law morphed in two significant ways: "(i) a likelihood of dilution, rather than actual dilution, is now required to establish dilution by blurring .
Dilution = sample volume / (sample volume 1 diluent volume)
Results: A linear relationship was found between the predicted antibody titres at a single working dilution of 1:250 and the corresponding observed serum titres by the standard serial-dilution method.
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.
Serial dilution is one of the most basic procedures in soil biology studies.
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.
The MIC of telithromycin, performed on Mueller-Hinton agar + 5% horse blood by serial 2-fold dilution, was equal to 2 [micro]g/mL in air and 8 [micro]g/mL under C[O.
The Kemsley Paper Machine Number 3 rebuild includes three new headboxes, one of which is equipped with a dilution control system for profile control; modernization of the fourdrinier wire section; and approach flow screens for the short circulation system.