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Attenuation


ATTENUA'TION, noun

1. The act of making thin, as fluids; as the attenuation of the humors.

2. The act of making fine, by comminution, or attrition.

The action of the air facilitates the attenuation of these rocks.

3. The act or process of making slender, thin or lean.