What does thinning mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cutting, thinningnoun

    the act of diluting something

    "the cutting of whiskey with water"; "the thinning of paint with turpentine"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Thinning

    of Thin

Freebase

  1. Thinning

    Thinning is a term used in agricultural sciences to mean the removal of some plants, or parts of plants, to make room for the growth of others.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of thinning in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of thinning in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of thinning in a Sentence

  1. Daniel Lim:

    The market can't sustain that many; there's going to be a thinning out of the herd.

  2. Anthony Ambrose:

    The current drought in California has contributed to substantial tree mortality, a trend that will certainly continue into the future.Increasing temperatures will continue to stress trees and forests of the state in the future, and having the ability to periodically monitor forest conditions over large spatial scales is important, this information will be extremely useful for both public and private forestland managers in their decision-making process, e.g., for prioritizing areas for prescribed fire or mechanical thinning to reduce competition for water and decrease fire risk.

  3. Daniel Lim:

    The market can’t sustain that many; there’s going to be a thinning out of the herd.

  4. Jimmy Kimmel:

    It's weird they don't have a better process for thinning the herd, have 30 years of reality TV taught the Democrats nothing ? You can't go from 20 candidates right to one. First you have to put them on an island and separate them into tribes.

  5. F Scott:

    Thirty-the promise of a decade of loneliness, a thinning list of single men to know, a thinning brief-case of enthusiasm, thinning hair.

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