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.