rarefy

Primary Meanings of rarefy

1.
v
lessen the density or solidity of
2.
v
make more subtle or refined
Full Definitions of rarefy
1

v lessen the density or solidity of

“The bones are rarefied
Type of:
alter, change, modify
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

v weaken the consistency of (a chemical substance)

Synonyms:
attenuate
Type of:
weaken
lessen the strength of
2

v make more subtle or refined

Synonyms:
sublimate, subtilize
Type of:
alter, change, modify
cause to change; make different; cause a transformation

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