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How to Pronounce thinners?

Correct pronunciation for the word "thinners" is [θˈɪnəz], [θˈɪnəz], [θ_ˈɪ_n_ə_z].

"Thinners" in context

Thinners are a type of liquid solvent used in the painting or coating industry to reduce the viscosity of a variety of coating products. The solvent enables the paint to spread evenly over the surface, creating a smoother and more consistent finish. Thinners can be made from a variety of chemical compounds, such as acetates, aliphatic hydrocarbons and aromatic hydrocarbons. It is important to understand what type of thinner is necessary for a particular paint to ensure the safest application possible.

The solvent is also used to reduce environmental pollution from the painting process, acting to ensure the paint becomes non-hazardous after drying.

Usage over time for thinners:

This graph shows how "thinners" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

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