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rarefy

Verb

1 lessen the density or solidity of; "The bones are rarefied"
2 make more subtle or refined [syn: sublimate, subtilize]
3 weaken the consistency of (a chemical substance) [syn: attenuate] [also: rarefied]

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English

Verb

  1. To make rare, thin, porous, or less dense
  2. To expand or enlarge without adding any new portion of matter to.

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