(also thinners) A volatile solvent used to make paint or other solutions less viscous: dampen a clean rag with thinners and carefully wipe any remaining dust from the timber
More example sentences
- Pesticide products in pressurized cylinders, oil, antifreeze, tires, paints, varnishes, thinners, cleaners and solvents will not be accepted.
- Household batteries, paints, varnishes, thinners, adhesives, solvents and waste oils are all classified as hazardous by the Environmental Protection Agency.
- Primary school and high school aged children were caught sniffing solvents such as spray paint, thinners and lighter fluid in plastic bags and bottles.
Definition of thinner in:
- The US English dictionary