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  • v. Present participle of dilute.


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  • For my 30C pills this diluting is repeated thirty times, which means that the arnica is one part in a million billion billion billion billion billion billion.

    Coyote Blog » 2010 » January

  • More imporantly from a citizen perspective: has anyone noted that Senate candidate Warner was the key actor in diluting one of the most significant environemntal laws of the last half-century, the limits on federallly funded roads through public parklands?

    Waldo Jaquith - VQR nominated for two Ellies.

  • Those drawing lines must avoid creating redistricting plans that result in diluting the voting strength of minority voters.

    Race and Redistricting: Myths, Truths, and Facts

  • The reports of thefe pra&itioners are certainly favourable, in fome degree, to the idea of diluting the variolous contagion; however, many more fa&s are wanting deci - sively to edablifh the fuperiour advantage of this mode of inoculation..

    The Analytical Review, Or History of Literature, Domestic and Foreign, on an Enlarged Plan

  • Both are terrible ideas that would die without the government wasting our tax money on subsidies, tax credits, or mandates (such as diluting gasoline with ethanol).

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  • The idea that anything less than a 400-page monograph on a global cryptozoological phenomenon (mostly speculation, of course) is "diluting" the literature, is absurd.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • Part of it is that I have a hard time believing that brewing at high gravity and "diluting" it post-fermentation doesn't adversely affect the taste.

    Book Review: Minhas Brewery - Brewing Up a Damn Good Story

  • It didn't appeal to me initially because when I have guac, I want pure guac, not anything 'diluting' it.


  • More on the business of keeping a species pure: it seems that there are those in California in favor of shooting hundreds of barred owls to keep them from "diluting" and/or finishing off the spotted owl genetic pool.

    "Genetic Pollution"?

  • When the state Public Utilities Commission finally forwarded its findings to PG&E in October, it said the company was "diluting" its inspection efforts, delaying critical inspections and not doing enough to assure the safety of its 1,800 miles of gas transmission pipeline in and around urban areas of Northern and Central California.

    SFGate: Top News Stories


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