from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A device that adds a measured amount of sample to a measured amount of diluent

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who, or that which, dilutes or makes thin, more liquid, or weaker.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who or that which dilutes.


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