Definition Of thinner


(of a sound) faint and high-pitched.

a thin, reedy little voice

a volatile solvent used to make paint or other mixtures less viscous.

Pesticide products in pressurized cylinders, oil, antifreeze, tires, paints, varnishes, thinners , cleaners and solvents will not be accepted.

having few parts or members relative to the area covered or filled; sparse.

a depressingly thin crowd

having opposite surfaces or sides close together; of little thickness or depth.

thin slices of bread

Example Of thinner

  • A building firm must pay £9,000 over an incident in which children playing with a can of paint thinners were burned when the can exploded.

  • At the time of the blaze, in April this year, the site held around 400,000 litres of chemicals, primarily those used in such substances as paint thinners .

  • He agreed with the prosecution case that the apartment had been doused in petrol and paint thinner .

  • He said the children had found some matches in a skip on the site and this led to the explosion of the paint thinner .

  • He then attacks it through mechanical means, using paint thinners or sandpaper to get at the layers of color inherent in the chromogenic paper's emulsion.

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