If the latent illuminating power of acetylene is not to be wasted, the diluent must not be selected without thought.
The final mixture with this diluent consisted of about 45 percent yolk.
diluent drinks are indispensable adjuncts to a Diaphoretic regimen.
It is the life-giver, but undiluted would be the life-destroyer; and the three-fifths of nitrogen act as its diluent.
Used as a diluent in cases where acid liquors are inadmissible.
From these experiments pupils will learn the value of nitrogen as a diluent of the oxygen.
The function of the sand is simply that of a diluent to prevent undue shrinkage and cracking in drying.
For detonating dynamite, guncotton, &c. , it is generally employed without admixture of a diluent.
In fact, nitrogen seems to act in the animal economy purely as a diluent or vehicle for the administration of oxygen.
This excess does no harm, for that part which fails to unite with the lime serves as a diluent, much as does sand in mortar.
diluent dil·u·ent (dĭl'yōō-ənt)
Serving to dilute. n.
A substance that dilutes the strength of a solution or mixture.