Definition of Attenuate

Attenuate v. t. means: 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.

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Attenuate v. t. means: 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.

Meaning of Attenuate

Attenuate (v. t.) means: 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.

More meanings / definitions of Attenuate or words, sentences containing Attenuate?

Attenuated (imp. & p. p.): of Attenuate

Attenuate (a.): Alt. of Attenuated

Attenuating (p. pr. & vb. n.): of Attenuate

Tenuate (v. t.): To make thin; to attenuate.

Attenuate (v. i.): To become thin, slender, or fine; to grow less; to lessen.

Attenuate (v. t.): To lessen the amount, force, or value of; to make less complex; to weaken.

Ecphractic (a.): Serving to dissolve or attenuate viscid matter, and so to remove obstructions; deobstruent.

Dilute (v. t.): To diminish the strength, flavor, color, etc., of, by mixing; to reduce, especially by the addition of water; to temper; to attenuate; to weaken.

Attenuate (v. t.): 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.

Attenuate (v. t.): 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.

Fine (superl.): Thin; attenuate; keen; as, a fine edge.

Wedge-tailed (a.): Having a tail which has the middle pair of feathers longest, the rest successively and decidedly shorter, and all more or less attenuate; -- said of certain birds. See Illust. of Wood hoopoe, under Wood.

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Meaning of Attenuated

Attenuated means: of Attenuate

Meaning of Attenuate

Attenuate means: Alt. of Attenuated

Meaning of Attenuating

Attenuating means: of Attenuate

Meaning of Tenuate

Tenuate means: To make thin; to attenuate.

Meaning of Attenuate

Attenuate means: To become thin, slender, or fine; to grow less; to lessen.

Meaning of Attenuate

Attenuate means: To lessen the amount, force, or value of; to make less complex; to weaken.

Meaning of Ecphractic

Ecphractic means: Serving to dissolve or attenuate viscid matter, and so to remove obstructions; deobstruent.

Meaning of Dilute

Dilute means: To diminish the strength, flavor, color, etc., of, by mixing; to reduce, especially by the addition of water; to temper; to attenuate; to weaken.

Meaning of Attenuate

Attenuate means: 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.

Meaning of Attenuate

Attenuate means: 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.

Meaning of Fine

Fine means: Thin; attenuate; keen; as, a fine edge.

Meaning of Wedge-tailed

Wedge-tailed means: Having a tail which has the middle pair of feathers longest, the rest successively and decidedly shorter, and all more or less attenuate; -- said of certain birds. See Illust. of Wood hoopoe, under Wood.

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