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On the other hand, the passengers began to thin out as the time came for going to the dining-car.
The sun dipped low in the West; the great crowds hurrying hither and thither were beginning to thin out.
Stop all luxuriant shoots, and thin out in the second house all clusters of fruit when about the size of Peas.
About all the pruning I do is to cut away weak wood and to thin out the branches if there seems too many of them.
I do not prune much; only thin out inside shoots to prevent contact.
Sow in April, and thin out the small plants to six inches between each.
Tomatoes will now be fruiting freely; thin out judiciously, avoiding excessive pruning at one time.
Thin out when the plants can be handled, as each one left, if well grown, will cover a square foot.
When you grow seed in pans or boxes, you do not thin out the seedlings, so they will probably be close together.
The machine gun fire began to thin out as choking men dropped their guns.