diluted diluted  /daɪ ˈlu təd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) reduced in strength or concentration or quality or purity

Usage(s):

  1. Homeopathy, simply defined, is a system for treating diseases with highly diluted solutions of substances that in large doses would produce the same symptoms.
  2. Now we're learning precisely why: women's bodies have a higher ratio of fat to water, so alcohol is less diluted when it enters the bloodstream.
  3. I do think the constant expansion has diluted the talent.

News

  1. Champion Announces Results for Second Quarter and Year to Date 2013

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. -- Champion Industries, Inc. (OTCQB:CHMP) today announced a reduced second quarter 2013 net loss from continuing operations of $(0.7) million or $(0.06) per share on a basic and diluted ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: GlobeNewswire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Ashford Hospitality Trust Declares Dividends For Second Quarter Of 2013

    DALLAS, June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE: AHT) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.12 per diluted share for the Company's ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Casey’s Finishes the Year Strong and Remains Optimistic for Fiscal 2014

    Casey’s General Stores, Inc. today reported $0.60 in diluted earnings per share for the fourth quarter of fiscal year ended April 30, 2013 compared to $0.60 for the same period a year ago.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  • "We are very pleased to report the most profitable March quarter in Apple's history," said Peter Oppenheimer, Apple's CFO. "Looking ahead to the third fiscal quarter of 2007, we expect revenue of about $5.1 billion and earnings per diluted...
    on Mar 22, 2007 By: Peter Oppenheimer Source: Internet Ad Sales (press release)

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