- with opposite surfaces or sides that are close or relatively close together；(of a garment or other knitted or woven item) made of light material
- with little thickness or depth
- make or become less dense, crowded, or numerous；remove some plants from (a row or area) to allow the others more room to grow
verb: thin, 3rd person present: thins, gerund or present participle: thinning, past tense: thinned, past participle: thinned
- 1. with opposite surfaces or sides that are close or relatively close together:
thin slices of bread
a thin line of paint
- 2. (of a garment or other knitted or woven item) made of light material:
his thin jacket
- 3. (of a garment or fabric) having become less thick as a result of wear:
our clothing was getting thin
- 4. (of writing or printing) consisting of narrow lines:
tall, thin lettering
- 5. having little, or too little, flesh or fat on the body:
a thin, gawky adolescent
- 6. having few parts or members relative to the area covered or filled; sparse:
a depressingly thin crowd
his hair was going thin
- 7. (of the air or a substance in the air) not dense:
the thin cold air of the mountains
- 8. denoting a route on which the holds are small or scarce.
- 9. (of a liquid substance) not containing much solid; flowing freely:
- 10. lacking substance or quality; weak or inadequate:
the evidence is rather thin
- 11. (of a sound) faint and high-pitched:
a thin, reedy little voice
- 12. (of a smile) weak and forced.
- 1. with little thickness or depth:
cut the ham as thin as possible
a thin-sliced loaf
- 1. make or become less dense, crowded, or numerous:
the remorseless fire of archers thinned their ranks
the trees began to thin out
- 2. remove some plants from (a row or area) to allow the others more room to grow:
thin out the rows of peas
- 3. make or become more watery in consistency:
if the soup is too thick, add a little water to thin it down
the blood thins
- 4. make or become smaller in thickness:
their effect in thinning the ozone layer is probably slowing the global warming trend
- 5. hit (a ball) above its centre.
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