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thinner, comparative; thinnest, superlative;
  1. Having opposite surfaces or sides close together; of little thickness or depth
    • - thin slices of bread
  2. (of a person) Having little, or too little, flesh or fat on their body
    • - she was painfully thin
  3. (of a garment or other knitted or woven item) Made of light material for coolness or elegance

  4. (of a garment) Having had a considerable amount of fabric worn away

  5. (of script or type) Consisting of narrow lines
    • - tall, thin lettering
  6. Having few parts or members relative to the area covered or filled; sparse
    • - a depressingly thin crowd
    • - his hair was going thin
  7. Not dense
    • - the thin cold air of the mountains
  8. Containing much liquid and not much solid substance
    • - thin soup
  9. Denoting a route on which the holds are small or scarce

  10. (of a sound) Faint and high-pitched
    • - a thin, reedy little voice
  11. (of a smile) Weak and forced

  12. Too weak to justify a result or effect; inadequate
    • - the evidence is rather thin
  1. Make or become less dense, crowded, or numerous
    • - the remorseless fire of archers thinned their ranks
    • - the trees began to thin out
    • - thinning hair
  2. Remove some plants from (a row or area) to allow the others more room to grow
    • - thin out overwintered rows of peas
  3. Make or become weaker or more watery
    • - if the soup is too thick, add a little water to thin it down
    • - the blood thins
  4. Make or become smaller in width or thickness
    • - their effect in thinning the ozone layer is probably slowing the global warming trend
    • - the trees have thinned and diminished in size
  5. Hit (a ball) above its center

  1. With little thickness or depth
    • - thin-sliced ham
    • - cut it as thin as possible

  1. thinly: without viscosity; "the blood was flowing thin"
  2. lose thickness; become thin or thinner
  3. 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"
  4. lacking excess flesh; "you can't be too rich or too thin"; "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
  5. dilute: lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; "cut bourbon"
  6. slender: very narrow; "a thin line across the page"
  7. The 2006 cinéma vérité documentary film, THIN, directed by Lauren Greenfield and distributed by HBO, is an exploration of The Renfrew Center in Coconut Creek, Florida; a 40-bed residential facility for the treatment of women with eating disorders. ...
  8. Thins is one of the largest brand of potato chips (crisps) released in Australia and is owned by Snack Brands Australia. They are a thinly sliced variety of potato chip (crisp) and come in a variety of flavours including Chicken, Original, Salt & Vinegar and Light & Tangy. ...
  9. thy; thine
  10. (Thinly (sowing)) This is a vague term which is used ubiquitously. In general, if you place small seeds roughly 1.2 to 2.5cm (half an inch to an inch) apart then you won't go far wrong. Larger seeds (such as peas) are placed further apart. ...
  11. (thins) A general term for tobacco leaves that grow on the lower half of the stalk; as their name implies, these leaves are thinner than the bodied tobacco that grows on the upper portion of the stalk.
  12. As in "drawing thin." To be drawing to a very few outs, perhaps only one or two.
  13. A relatively low level of solid material suspended in the coffee beverage. A result of fine particles of bean fiber and insoluble proteins present in imperceptible amounts. Lacks body or substance and is insufficiently concentrated and roasted.
  14. To dilute a mixture by adding more liquid.
  15. Light and without body; watery. Thin is not a synonym of light, although the words are often incorrectly interchanged.
  16. A synonym for shallow; it is an undesirable characteristic for a wine to be thin, meaning that it is watery, lacking in body, and just diluted.
  17. Ribs are visible and there is no rounded appearance through the back and loin.
  18. The ball is hit thin when it is hit above center with the clubhead traveling on too high a line.
  19. Term when coffee's body does not equal acidity or flavor; out-of-balance, watery, wishy-washy in mouthfeel.
  20. To reduce a mixture’s thickness with the addition of more liquid.
  21. A negative term for a wine (usually red) with insufficient body, flavour and/or colour.
  22. To hit the ball around its equator — don’t expect much height.
  23. Lacking body and flavor.
  24. A watery wine that is lacking in body or alcohol.
  25. A wine lacking body. A wine with a viscosity approximately the same as water.