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Noun: thinning  thi-ning
  1. The act of diluting something
    "the thinning of paint with turpentine";
    - cutting
Verb: thin (thinned,thinning)  thin
  1. Lose thickness; become thin or thinner
     
  2. Make thin or thinner
    "Thin the solution"
     
  3. Lessen the strength or flavour of a solution or mixture
    - dilute, thin out, reduce, cut
     
  4. Take off weight
    - reduce, melt off, lose weight, slim, slenderize, slim down, slenderise [Brit]

Derived forms: thinnings

Type of: bring down, change state, cut, cut back, cut down, dilution, reduce, trim, trim back, trim down, turn, weaken

Antonym: thicken

Encyclopedia: Thinning

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