|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
|a stew of meat, vegetables, potatoes, etc.|
attenuation at·ten·u·a·tion (ə-těn'y&oomacr;-ā'shən)
A dilution, thinning, or weakening of a substance, especially a reduction in the virulence of a pathogen through repeated inoculation, growth in a different culture medium, or exposure to heat, light, air or other weakening agents.
The energy loss of an ultrasonic beam as it passes through a material.