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thin
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 10
1. Not thickly or closely; in a seattered state; as, seed sown thin.
Part of Speech: superlative
1. 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.
2. 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.
4. Not stout; slim; slender; lean; gaunt; as, a person becomes thin by disease.
6. Slight; small; slender; flimsy; wanting substance or depth or force; superficial; inadequate; not sufficient for a covering; as, a thin disguise.
7. Rare; not dense or thick; - applied to fluids or soft mixtures; as, thin blood; thin broth; thin air.
Part of Speech: verb
1. 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.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To make thin ( in any of the senses of the adjective).
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