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Overview of verb thin

The verb thin has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) thin

(lose thickness; become thin or thinner)

2. thin

(make thin or thinner; "Thin the solution")

3. dilute, thin, thin out, reduce, cut

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

4. reduce, melt off, lose weight, slim, slenderize, thin, slim down

(take off weight)


Overview of adj thin

The adj thin has 8 senses? (first 5 from tagged texts)
1. (16) thin

(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")

2. (15) thin, lean

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

3. (7) slender, thin

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

4. (2) sparse, thin

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

5. (1) thin

(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")

6. thin

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

7. thin

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

8. flimsy, fragile, slight, tenuous, thin

(lacking substance or significance; "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"; a fragile claim to fame")


Overview of adv thin

The adv thin has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. thinly, thin

(without viscosity; "the blood was flowing thin")

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