[dih-loo-shuh n, dahy-] /dɪˈlu ʃən, daɪ-/
the act of or the state of being .
the act of diluting or state of being diluted
a diluted solution
1640s, noun of action from past participle stem of Latin diluere (see dilute).
dilution di·lu·tion (dī-lōō’shən, dĭ-)
The process of making a substance less concentrated by adding a solvent, such as water.
[dih-min-ish] /dɪˈmɪn ɪʃ/ verb (used with object) 1. to make or cause to seem smaller, less, less important, etc.; lessen; reduce. 2. Architecture. to give (a column) a form tapering inward from bottom to top. 3. Music. to make (an interval) smaller by a chromatic half step than the corresponding perfect or minor interval. 4. […]
[non-di-rek-shuh-nl, -dahy-] /ˌnɒn dɪˈrɛk ʃə nl, -daɪ-/ adjective 1. functioning equally well in all directions; omnidirectional. 2. without direction; not .
nondirective non·di·rec·tive (nŏn’dĭ-rěk’tĭv, -dī-) adj. Of, relating to, or being a psychotherapeutic or counseling technique in which the therapist takes an unobtrusive role in order to encourage free expression.
[non-di-rek-tiv, -dahy-] /ˈnɒn dɪˈrɛk tɪv, -daɪ-/ noun 1. . /ˌnɒdndɪˈrɛktɪv, ˌnondaɪ/ noun 1. (psychiatry) another name for client-centred therapy