Thin
Thin 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. [1913 Webster]

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  • Thin — Thin, a. [Compar. {Thiner}; superl. {Thinest}.] [OE. thinne, thenne, thunne, AS. [thorn]ynne; akin to D. dun, G. d[ u]nn, OHG. dunni, Icel. [thorn]unnr, Sw. tunn, Dan. tynd, Gael. & Ir. tana, W. teneu, L. tenuis, Gr. ? (in comp.) stretched out, ? …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thin — Thin, adv. Not thickly or closely; in a seattered state; as, seed sown thin. [1913 Webster] Spain is thin sown of people. Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thin — Thin, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Thinned}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Thinning}.] [Cf. AS. ge[thorn]ynnian.] To make thin (in any of the senses of the adjective). [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thin — I. adjective (thinner; thinnest) Etymology: Middle English thinne, from Old English thynne; akin to Old High German dunni thin, Latin tenuis thin, tenēre to hold, tendere to stretch, Greek teinein Date: before 12th century 1. a. having little… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • thin — See: INTO THIN AIR, OUT OF THIN AIR, SIT ON THIN ICE, SPREAD ONESELF TOO THIN, THROUGH THICK AND THIN, WEAR THIN …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • thin — See: INTO THIN AIR, OUT OF THIN AIR, SIT ON THIN ICE, SPREAD ONESELF TOO THIN, THROUGH THICK AND THIN, WEAR THIN …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Thin section — Thin Thin, a. [Compar. {Thiner}; superl. {Thinest}.] [OE. thinne, thenne, thunne, AS. [thorn]ynne; akin to D. dun, G. d[ u]nn, OHG. dunni, Icel. [thorn]unnr, Sw. tunn, Dan. tynd, Gael. & Ir. tana, W. teneu, L. tenuis, Gr. ? (in comp.) stretched… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thin-film deposition — is any technique for depositing a thin film of material onto a substrate or onto previously deposited layers. Thin is a relative term, but most deposition techniques allow layer thickness to be controlled within a few tens of nanometers, and some …   Wikipedia

  • Thin Thin Khaing — (Burmese: သင်သင်ကြိုင်) born 4 May 1978) is an athlete from Burma. She competes in archery. Thin represented Myanmar at the 2004 Summer Olympics. She placed 38th in the women s individual ranking round with a 72 arrow score of 622. In the first… …   Wikipedia

  • Thin-film memory — is a high speed variation of core memory developed by Sperry Rand in a government funded research project.Instead of threading individual ferrite cores on wires, thin film memory consisted of 4 micrometre thick dots of permalloy, an iron nickel… …   Wikipedia

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