Thinning

Decreasing the thickness of an artifact, or a portion of an artifact by extensive flaking. Basal Thinning refers to the removal of thickness from the hafting area by means of flake removal.

thinning

  1. the act of diluting something
  2. lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
  3. take off weight

Thinning

A term used in different ways to describe: -The removal of seedlings in beds or containers to provide more space for those next to them to grow -The reduction of the number of flowers or fruit buds to prevent overcrowding and to improve fruit quality

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. == In forestry == Thinning in forestry is the selective removal of trees, primarily undertaken to improve the growth rate or health of the remaining trees. This may be done to make the stand more profitabl...
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Thinning

• (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Thin
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thinning

(from the article `fruit farming`) Removal of flowers or young fruit (thinning) is done to permit the remaining fruits to grow more rapidly and to prevent development of such a large ... ...Fruit trees in particular when pruned annually often give fruit of finer quality, larger in size, freer of disease, and of better colour. The two .....
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thinning

(from the article `ice in lakes and rivers`) In the spring, when average daily air temperatures rise above the freezing point, ice begins to decay. Two processes are active during this period: a ...
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Thinning

1) Pulling or clipping the weak seedlings in a pot or row in order to leave the others room enough to develop. 2) Removing a branch or water sprout at the point where it joins a main stem, branch, or trunk. Watch this video that includes a clip on how-to thin seedlings.
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thinning

noun the act of diluting something; `the cutting of whiskey with water`; `the thinning of paint with turpentine`
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thinning

a partial cut in an immature, overstocked stand of trees used to increase the stand's value growth by concentrating on individuals with the best potential.
Found on http://www.dnr.state.md.us/forests/gloss.html

Thinning

A tree removal practice that reduces tree density and competition between trees in a stand. Thinning concentrates growth on fewer, high-quality trees, provides periodic income and generally enhances tree vigor. Heavy thinning can benefit wildlife through the increased growth of ground vegetation.
Found on https://www.ncforestry.org/teachers/glossary-of-forestry-terms/

Thinning

Clipping off weaker or crowded seedlings from a garden row or patch, giving the remaining plants enough room to grow more strongly, without having to compete with other plants for nutrients.
Found on http://www.howtogardenadvice.com/garden_info/gardening_glossary.html

Thinning

If a fruit tree sets excessive amounts of fruit in one year, selective thinning will produce higher quality produce.
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thinning

Partial or complete removal of undesirable or excess plants. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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Thinning

Picking out the overpopulated seedlings in any flower or vegetable bed, to make a better growing condition for the rest. Making better spacing and esthetics for the growing area.
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Thinning

Removing excess fruit, branches or laterals to allow sufficient room for the remaining fruit or branches to grow
Found on http://www.pots2plots.com/Fruit/Fruit%20Growing%20Glossary.htm

thinning

Removing excess seedlings, to allow sufficient room for the remaining plants to grow. Thinning also refers to removing entire branches from a tree or shrub, to give the plant a more open structure.
Found on http://www.thegardenhelper.com/dictionary.html

Thinning

Removing excess seedlings, to allow sufficient room for the remaining plants to grow. Thinning also refers to removing entire branches from a tree or shrub to give the plant a more open structure.
Found on http://www.pcmg-texas.org/glossary_gardening_landscaping.htm

thinning

Removing excess seedlings, to allow sufficient room for the remaining plants to grow. Thinning also refers to removing entire branches from a tree or shrub, to give the plant a more open structure.
Found on http://www.thegardenhelper.com/dictionary.html

Thinning

Removing or reducing plants or seedlings in order to allow better air circulation and light exposure.
Found on https://www.care2.com/greenliving/glossary-for-the-beginning-gardener.html

Thinning

Removing some plants, or parts of plants (such as branches and/or leaves) to allow sufficient room for the remaining plants to grow.
Found on http://www.rollitup.org/general-marijuana-growing/98008-glossary-terms.html

Thinning

the removal of a portion of seedlings or plants that are growing too closely together.
Found on http://urbanplantations.com/glossary/

Thinning

The removal of a proportion of shoots to improve the vigor and quality of the remainder.
Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21081

Thinning

To cut branches or stems back to the main branch to allow sunlight into the plant's center, provide air circulation and encourage remaining stems to grow in their normal direction.
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Thinning

To cut branches or stems back to the main branch to allow sunlight into the plant's center, provide air circulation and encourage remaining stems to grow in their normal direction.
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