DILUTION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of DILUTION
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 n.  process of making weaker or less concentrated; decrease in the equity position of a share of stock
Classic Sentence:
1  She was an American woman, with a small infusion of French which seemed to have been lost in dilution.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In II
2  And then she diluted the compliment by adding, "But it's powerful seldom you're a mind to, I'm bound to say."
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer By Mark Twain
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER III
3  Skillfully, he diluted the claret with water from the carafe until the liquid was barely pink and handed the glass to Wade.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER L
4  To plunge into that medium was to plunge into water slightly diluted with air.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: 8 Rain, Darkness, and Anxious Wanderers
5  Little Chandler allowed his whisky to be very much diluted.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Context  Highlight   In A LITTLE CLOUD
Example Sentence:
1  Receiving water taken upstream from the outfall may be specified as a source of dilution water in effluent toxicity tests.
2  Former Tory defence secretary Liam Fox, a Eurosceptic, said allowing EU citizens to vote in the referendum "would have been an unacceptable dilution of the voice of the British people".
3  The quality of the book is diluted by the bad writing.
4  I diluted the paint with a little oil.
5  They diluted the drug, thus reducing its effectiveness.
6  A couple of years back you very loudly opposed the creation of "60 MINUTES 2", I think, that it might dilute the brand that you helped build up.
7  Add water to dilute the solution to the required strength.