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Found 3 items, similar to attenuate.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: attenuate melaifkan, mengurangi, menguruskan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: attenuate attenuate adj : reduced in strength; “the faded tones of an old recording” [syn: attenuated, faded, weakened] attenuate v 1: weaken the consistency of (a chemical substance) [syn: rarefy] 2: become weaker, in strength, value, or magnitude
English → English (gcide) Definition: Attenuate Attenuate \At*ten"u*ate\, v. i. To become thin, slender, or fine; to grow less; to lessen. [1913 Webster] The attention attenuates as its sphere contracts. --Coleridge. [1913 Webster] 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 Thin.] 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. [1913 Webster] 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. [1913 Webster] 3. To lessen the amount, force, or value of; to make less complex; to weaken. [1913 Webster] To undersell our rivals . . . has led the manufacturer to . . . attenuate his processes, in the allotment of tasks, to an extreme point. --I. Taylor. [1913 Webster] We may reject and reject till we attenuate history into sapless meagerness. --Sir F. Palgrave. [1913 Webster] Attenuate \At*ten"u*ate\, Attenuated \At*ten"u*a`ted\, a. [L. attenuatus, p. p.] 1. Made thin or slender. [1913 Webster] 2. Made thin or less viscid; rarefied. --Bacon. [1913 Webster]


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