Thin

  • 21thin*/*/*/ — [θɪn] adj I 1) a thin object or material has only a short distance between two opposite sides, edges, or surfaces a thin layer of dust[/ex] Cut the tomatoes into thin slices.[/ex] 2) someone who is thin has very little fat on their body Charles… …

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  • 22thin — ab·sin·thin; ae·gi·thin·i·dae; Ag·a·thin; an·tho·xan·thin; by·thin·ia; cap·san·thin; far·thin·gale; he·li·an·thin; ian·thin·i·dae; jan·thin·i·dae; lec·i·thin; lec·i·thin·ase; pre·thin; stro·phan·thin; sym·pa·thin; thin; thin·ly; thin·ness;… …

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  • 23thin — 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… …

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  • 24thin — thinly, adv. thinness, n. /thin/, adj., thinner, thinnest, adv., v., thinned, thinning. adj. 1. having relatively little extent from one surface or side to the opposite; not thick: thin ice. 2. of small cross section in comparison with the… …

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  • 25thin — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} verb Thin is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑ozone, ↑traffic Thin is used with these nouns as the object: ↑rank {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} adj. 1 of solid things: not thick VERBS ▪ be, feel …

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  • 26thin — adj., adv., & v. adj. (thinner, thinnest) 1 having the opposite surfaces close together; of small thickness or diameter. 2 a (of a line) narrow or fine. b (of a script or type etc.) consisting of thin lines. 3 made of thin material (a thin dress) …

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  • 27thin — [[t]θɪn[/t]] adj. thin•ner, thin•nest, 1) having relatively little extent from one surface to the opposite: thin ice[/ex] 2) of small cross section in comparison with the length: a thin wire[/ex] 3) having little flesh; lean: a thin man[/ex] 4)… …

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  • 28thin — 1. adjective 1) a thin white line Syn: narrow, fine, attenuated Ant: thick, broad 2) a thin cotton nightdress Syn: lightweight, light, fine, delicate …

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  • 29thin — /θɪn / (say thin) adjective (thinner, thinnest) 1. having relatively little extent from one surface or side to its opposite; not thick: thin ice. 2. of small cross section in comparison with the length; slender: a thin wire. 3. having little… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 30thin — Synonyms and related words: Lenten, Sanforize, Sanforized, Spartan, a bit thick, a bit thin, abate, abrade, abstemious, abstract, absurd, acute, adulterate, adulterated, airy, ankle deep, argute, ascetic, atomic, attenuate, attenuated, austere,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 31thin — 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

  • 32thin — 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

  • 33thin — See: into thin air, out of thin air, skate on thin ice, spread oneself too thin, through thick and thin, wear thin …

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  • 34thin — adjective (thinner, thinnest) 1》 having opposite surfaces or sides relatively close together.     ↘(of a garment or similar item) made of light material.     ↘(of a garment or fabric) having become less thick as a result of wear. 2》 having little …

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  • 35thin — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. slender, lean, narrow (see narrowness); watery, weak, di luted; attenuated; faint, dim, threadlike; fine, delicate; poor, lame (as an excuse); flimsy, sheer, filmy. See rarity, weakness,… …

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  • 36thin — 1. adjective 1) a thin white line Syn: narrow, fine, attenuated 2) a thin cotton nightdress Syn: lightweight, light, fine, delicate, flimsy, diaphanous, gossamer, sheer …

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  • 37thin — 1. adjective /ˈθɪn/ a) Having little thickness or extent from one surface to its opposite. thin plate of metal b) Very narrow in all diameters; having a cross section that is small in all directions …

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  • 38thin — adj 1. thinnish, lean, spare, attenuate, attenuated; narrow, slender, slim, gracile, svelte, lithe, graceful; slight, wispy, wisplike; skinny, twiggy, thin as a reed or rail, narrow as an arrow, thin as six o clock, slender as a thread, too… …

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  • 39thin — [OE] Thin denotes etymologically ‘stretched’. It goes back ultimately to the Indo European base *ten ‘stretch’, which also produced Latin tenuis ‘thin’ (source of English tenuous) and Latin tendere ‘stretch’ (source of English tend, tense, etc).… …

    The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • 40thin — [OE] Thin denotes etymologically ‘stretched’. It goes back ultimately to the Indo European base *ten ‘stretch’, which also produced Latin tenuis ‘thin’ (source of English tenuous) and Latin tendere ‘stretch’ (source of English tend, tense, etc).… …

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