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Thin (IPA: /ˈθɪn/)


Thin (superl.)

Having little thickness or extent from one surface to its opposite; as, a thin plate of metal; thin paper; a thin board; a thin covering.

Thin (superl.)

Rare; not dense or thick; -- applied to fluids or soft mixtures; as, thin blood; thin broth; thin air.

Thin (superl.)

Not close; not crowded; not filling the space; not having the individuals of which the thing is composed in a close or compact state; hence, not abundant; as, the trees of a forest are thin; the corn or grass is thin.

Thin (superl.)

Not full or well grown; wanting in plumpness.

Thin (superl.)

Not stout; slim; slender; lean; gaunt; as, a person becomes thin by disease.

Thin (superl.)

Wanting in body or volume; small; feeble; not full.

Thin (superl.)

Slight; small; slender; flimsy; wanting substance or depth or force; superficial; inadequate; not sufficient for a covering; as, a thin disguise.

Thin (adv.)

Not thickly or closely; in a seattered state; as, seed sown thin.

Thin (v. t.)

To make thin (in any of the senses of the adjective).

Thin (v. i.)

To grow or become thin; -- used with some adverbs, as out, away, etc.; as, geological strata thin out, i. e., gradually diminish in thickness until they disappear.

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River in France

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Family name

Example Sentence (Quote)

".. .the more accurate the calculations became, the more the concepts tended to vanish into thin air." - Robert S. Mulliken

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [The Russians] dashed on towards that thin line tipped with steel." - War

Example Sentence (Quote)

"Ah, to think how thin the veil that lies Between the pain of hell and Paradise." - Pain

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Air, air, fresh life-blood, thin and searching air, The clear, dear breath of God that loveth us." - Air

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Bert: (To himself) I know how to pay the Fat One out. It's a lovely plan. I only wish the Thin One was there too." - The Railway Series


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