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Dictionary definition for: Thin

1. (v) lose thickness; become thin or thinner

2. (a) 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"

3. (r) without viscosity; "the blood was flowing thin"

4. (v) make thin or thinner; "Thin the solution"

5. (a) lacking excess flesh; "you can''t be too rich or too thin" "Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare

6. (v) lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture; "cut bourbon"

7. (s) very narrow; "a thin line across the page"

8. (v) take off weight

9. (s) having little substance or significance; "a flimsy excuse" "slight evidence" "a tenuous argument" "a thin plot"

10. (s) not dense; "a thin beard" "trees were sparse"

11. (a) 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"

12. (a) (of sound) lacking resonance or volume; "a thin feeble cry"

13. (s) lacking spirit or sincere effort; "a thin smile"

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