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thin·ning

(thin'ing),
Causing a decrease in viscosity by dilution, including by chemical means, as by the addition of a solvent, or by mechanical means, as in shear thinning.
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They have thinned 200 acres of national forest land and implemented three Forest Service thinning contracts in the Ranger District.
The purpose of our Ultra-Thin Wafer Partner Program is to demonstrate compatibility between high performance wafer thinning equipment, processes and thin wafer handling, and transport systems," said Patrick McKinney, president of the Entegris semiconductor market segment.
Headquartered in California's Silicon Valley, privately-held Tru-Si Technologies serves the global semiconductor industry with innovative solutions for damage-free wafer thinning, ultra-thin wafer handling and new chip-to-chip interconnection structures.