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Adjective: attenuate  u'ten-yoo-ut
  1. Reduced in strength
    "the attenuate tones of an old recording";
    - attenuated, faded, weakened
Verb: attenuate  u'ten-yoo-ut
  1. Become weaker, in strength, value, or magnitude
     
  2. (chemistry) weaken the consistency of (a chemical substance)
    - rarefy, rarify

Derived forms: attenuates, attenuating, attenuated

See also: decreased, reduced

Type of: weaken

Encyclopedia: Attenuate