Meaning of THIN in English


superl not full or well grown; wanting in plumpness.

2. thin ·vt to make thin (in any of the senses of the adjective).

3. thin ·superl wanting in body or volume; small; feeble; not full.

4. thin ·adv not thickly or closely; in a seattered state; as, seed sown thin.

5. thin ·superl not stout; slim; slender; lean; gaunt; as, a person becomes thin by disease.

6. thin ·superl rare; not dense or thick;

— applied to fluids or soft mixtures; as, thin blood; thin broth; thin air.

7. thin ·superl having little thickness or extent from one surface to its opposite; as, a thin plate of metal; thin paper; a thin board; a thin covering.

8. thin ·superl slight; small; slender; flimsy; wanting substance or depth or force; superficial; inadequate; not sufficient for a covering; as, a thin disguise.

9. thin ·vi to grow or become thin;

— used with some adverbs, as out, away, ·etc.; as, geological strata thin out, ·i.e., gradually diminish in thickness until they disappear.

10. thin ·superl not close; not crowded; not filling the space; not having the individuals of which the thing is composed in a close or compact state; hence, not abundant; as, the trees of a forest are thin; the corn or grass is thin.

Webster English vocab.      Английский словарь Webster.