thin

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  • As a result, they are visible only as a thin line when seen from Earth.
  • The upper sides are grey with a thin white border; the lower sides are white.
  • Another reason they are often used is because of their thin membrane.
  • This will thin out over the course of the ride.
  • I believe it is because the birds are getting thinned out all over the country. Cited from Beautiful Joe, by Marshall Saunders
  • All forest thinning project would come after public meetings had been held.
  • They found the crowd had thinned out somewhat, although quite a few people were still present. Cited from The Rover Boys on a Hunt, by Arthur M. Winfield (Edward Stratemeyer)
  • The forest thinned, and about nine o'clock they came into an open space. Cited from The Texan Star, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • The next thing in line to take our attention is thinning the fruit. Cited from Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916, ed. by A. W. Latham
  • No sound could reach us through walls, the thinnest of which were five miles thick. Cited from Journey to Interior of Earth, by Verne
  • The process is often used in the semiconductor industry to produce thin films.
  • They held on in spite of dead and wounded men thinning out their fighting strength. Cited from Now It Can Be Told, by Philip Gibbs
  • The increased size of the occupied territory also thinned out the Japanese lines.
  • Every year some of it needs thinning, so quickly does it spread. Cited from More Jonathan Papers, by Elisabeth Woodbridge
  • The walls were about thick at the base, though they thinned out as they rose.
  • Thus the thinner the space in which the water can travel, the further up it goes.
  • These plants were thinned later so as to stand about eight inches apart. Cited from Library of Work and Play: Gardening and Farming, by Ellen Eddy Shaw
  • Thin clouds may look white or appear to have acquired the color of their environment or background.
  • This is typically a thin sheet of metal with a shape cut into it.
  • The standard rear window was replaced with one made from thinner glass.
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Meaning of thin

  • verb Lose thickness; become thin or thinner
  • verb Make thin or thinner
    Thin the solution
  • adjective 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
  • adjective Lacking excess flesh
    you can't be too rich or too thin, Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"-Shakespeare
  • adjective 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
  • adjective (of sound) lacking resonance or volume
    a thin feeble cry