attenuate (adj.)

  1. reduced in strength; the faded tones of an old recording

    [ Syn: attenuated , faded , weakened ]

    attenuate (v.)

  1. weaken the consistency of (a chemical substance)

    [ Syn: rarefy ]

  2. become weaker, in strength, value, or magnitude

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