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Meaning of thin

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      adv 1: without viscosity; "the blood was flowing thin" [syn:
             {thinly}, {thin}] [ant: {thick}, {thickly}]
      adj 1: of relatively small extent from one surface to the
             opposite or in cross section; "thin wire"; "a thin
             chiffon blouse"; "a thin book"; "a thin layer of paint"
             [ant: {thick}]
      2: lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin";
         "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare [syn:
         {thin}, {lean}] [ant: {fat}]
      3: very narrow; "a thin line across the page" [syn: {slender},
      4: not dense; "a thin beard"; "trees were sparse" [syn:
         {sparse}, {thin}]
      5: relatively thin in consistency or low in density; not
         viscous; "air is thin at high altitudes"; "a thin soup";
         "skimmed milk is much thinner than whole milk"; "thin oil"
         [ant: {thick}]
      6: (of sound) lacking resonance or volume; "a thin feeble cry"
         [ant: {full}]
      7: lacking spirit or sincere effort; "a thin smile"
      8: lacking substance or significance; "slight evidence"; "a
         tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"; a fragile claim to fame"
         [syn: {flimsy}, {fragile}, {slight}, {tenuous}, {thin}]
      v 1: lose thickness; become thin or thinner [ant: {inspissate},
      2: make thin or thinner; "Thin the solution" [ant: {inspissate},
      3: lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; "cut
         bourbon" [syn: {dilute}, {thin}, {thin out}, {reduce}, {cut}]
      4: take off weight [syn: {reduce}, {melt off}, {lose weight},
         {slim}, {slenderize}, {thin}, {slim down}] [ant: {gain}, {put

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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