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Specifically, the commentary discusses the theory of variolation, an pre-vaccine form of inoculation that uses a dilute form of the smallpox virus to give people a mild infection that would lead to lifelong immunity to the virus.

Tesla also announced it had sold $5 billion of new shares, diluting the value of stock held by existing investors.

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Unfortunately, Lo says, in many schools, these systems don’t mix the air well enough to dilute any virus.

Mixing dilutes the indoor air, spreading out any virus it may hold.

Tesla shares are now officially in correction territory, in a week that saw the electric-vehicle maker announce a share sale that could dilute its value and a top holder cut its stake nearly in half.

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You would have to be drinking LITERS of water to dilute your stomach acid in any meaningful way.

The other obvious way to help your body deal with excessive toxins from that large meal is to dilute the toxins by drinking more.

To dilute the bitterness, the less-than-brave steep them in green tea.

The minute you undermine the insurance, or dilute it, a bank run might ensue.

I also refuse to dilute the power of the accusation through inaccurate overuse.

The metal is then removed, and washed successively with very dilute sodium hydroxid solution, alcohol, and ether.

The remainder of the residue may be dissolved in a little dilute sulphuric acid.

It dissolves in dilute potash, and on the addition of acetic acid is deposited in a pure state.

The ether solution was washed with water and dilute sodium carbonate solution, and the ether was evaporated.

When the small residue was completely dry, it was a yellow solid soluble in dilute alcohol and acid to litmus.

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On this page you'll find 73 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dilute, such as: adulterate, alter, decrease, diminish, lessen, and mitigate.

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