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  1. attenuate

    • v.
      reduce the force, effect, or value of;reduce the amplitude of (a signal, electric current, or other oscillation)
    • adj.
      reduced in force, effect, or physical thickness
    • verb: attenuate, 3rd person present: attenuates, gerund or present participle: attenuating, past tense: attenuated, past participle: attenuated

    • 釋義
    • 相關詞

    動詞

    • 1. reduce the force, effect, or value of her intolerance was attenuated by an unexpected liberalism
    • reduce the amplitude of (a signal, electric current, or other oscillation) the filter must severely attenuate frequencies above 10 Hz
    • reduce the virulence of (a pathogenic organism), especially when preparing a vaccine the first live vaccine was insufficiently attenuated and produced a significant disease
    • 2. reduce in thickness; make thin.

    形容詞

    • 1. rare reduced in force, effect, or physical thickness the doctrines of Christianity became very attenuate and distorted
    • adj.
      having been reduced in force, effect, or value: it appears likely that the courts will be given an attenuated role in the enforcement of these decisions

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • adj.
      having been reduced in force, effect, or value: it appears likely that the courts will be given an attenuated role in the enforcement of these decisions

    Oxford Dictionary

    • 更多解釋
    • v.
      reduce the force, effect, or value of: her intolerance was attenuated by an unexpected liberalism
    • adj.
      reduced in force, effect, or physical thickness: the doctrines of Christianity became very attenuate and distorted

    Oxford American Dictionary

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