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Found 3 items, similar to Attenuate.
English → Indonesian (quick)
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English → English (WordNet)
adj : reduced in strength; “the faded tones of an old recording”
[syn: attenuated, faded, weakened]
v 1: weaken the consistency of (a chemical substance) [syn: rarefy]
2: become weaker, in strength, value, or magnitude
English → English (gcide)
Attenuate \At*ten"u*ate\, v. i.
To become thin, slender, or fine; to grow less; to lessen.
The attention attenuates as its sphere contracts.
Attenuate \At*ten"u*ate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Attenuated; p.
pr. & vb. n. Attenuating.] [L. attenuatus, p. p. of
attenuare; ad + tenuare to make thin, tenuis thin. See
1. To make thin or slender, as by mechanical or chemical
action upon inanimate objects, or by the effects of
starvation, disease, etc., upon living bodies.
2. To make thin or less consistent; to render less viscid or
dense; to rarefy. Specifically: To subtilize, as the
humors of the body, or to break them into finer parts.
3. To lessen the amount, force, or value of; to make less
complex; to weaken.
To undersell our rivals . . . has led the
manufacturer to . . . attenuate his processes, in
the allotment of tasks, to an extreme point. --I.
We may reject and reject till we attenuate history
into sapless meagerness. --Sir F.
Attenuate \At*ten"u*ate\, Attenuated \At*ten"u*a`ted\, a. [L.
attenuatus, p. p.]
1. Made thin or slender.
2. Made thin or less viscid; rarefied. --Bacon.