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A material used in paints and varnishes to adjust the consistency for application. Thinners are usually solvents for the vehicle used in the coating and are expected to evaporate after application. Because their only function is to make the application simple, it is important that their cost be low. Water is used as a thinner in emulsion paints and in certain water-soluble paints such as watercolors and calcimines.
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