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    thin - Dictionary definition and meaning for word thin

    Definition
    (verb) lose thickness; become thin or thinner Definition
    (verb) make thin or thinner
    Example Sentence
    • Thin the solution
    Definition
    (verb) lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
    Synonyms : cut , dilute , reduce , thin out
    Example Sentence
    • cut bourbon
    Definition
    (verb) take off weight Definition
    (adj) of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section
    Example Sentence
    • thin wire
    • a thin chiffon blouse
    • a thin book
    • a thin layer of paint
    Definition
    (adj) lacking excess flesh
    Synonyms : lean
    Example Sentence
    • you can't be too rich or too thin
    • Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look
    Definition
    (adj) very narrow
    Synonyms : slender
    Example Sentence
    • a thin line across the page
    Definition
    (adj) not dense
    Synonyms : sparse
    Example Sentence
    • a thin beard
    • trees were sparse
    Definition
    (adj) relatively thin in consistency or low in density; not viscous
    Example Sentence
    • air is thin at high altitudes
    • a thin soup
    • skimmed milk is much thinner than whole milk
    • thin oil
    Definition
    (adj) (of sound) lacking resonance or volume
    Example Sentence
    • a thin feeble cry
    Definition
    (adj) lacking spirit or sincere effort
    Example Sentence
    • a thin smile
    Definition
    (adj) lacking substance or significance
    Synonyms : flimsy , fragile , slight , tenuous
    Example Sentence
    • slight evidence
    • a tenuous argument
    • a thin plot
    • a fragile claim to fame
    Definition
    (adv) without viscosity
    Synonyms : thinly
    Example Sentence
    • the blood was flowing thin
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