His lips thinned to a straight line.
The braids not only held it out of her eyes, but thinned the bottom part down enough that it would lay loose across her shoulders and down her back without frizzing.
The bangs she had cut in the front thinned it out a little and made it easy to maintain as well.
By the time Dean had finished his meal, the traffic had thinned out, making the balance of the trip northward much more pleasant.
His lips thinned into a straight line as he focused on the food in his plate.
These forests were formerly very thick, but they are now greatly thinned by the Turks, who cut them down and take no care to plant others in their place.
Before the young oaks are planted, and are gradually thinned out as the latter increase in size.
It makes excellent charcoal, especially for metallurgic processes; the Sussex iron, formerly regarded as the best produced in Britain, was smelted with oak charcoal from the great woods of the adjacent Weald, until they became so thinned that the precious fuel was no longer obtainable.
Milne-Edwards removed the Polyzoa; the group was soon further thinned by the exclusion of the Protozoa on the one hand and the Entozoa on the other; while in 1848 Leuckart and Frey clearly distinguished the Coelenterata from the Echinodermata as a separate sub-kingdom, thus condemning the usage by which the term still continued to be applied to these two groups at least.
Such profound changes must necessarily have been accompanied by enormous elimination; the migrating hosts were perpetually thinned by falling out on the way.
A is often thinned in Hebrew into i (e when accented), as in the first syllable of Ar.
In fan-training the subordinate branches must be regulated, the spurs thinned out, and the young laterals finally established in their places.
The island, thinned of its former inhabitants, had become the home of immense herds of wild cattle; and it became the habitaf smugglers to provision at Santo Domingo.