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Definition of thin:

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. Not full or well grown; wanting in plumpness.
  4. Not stout; slim; slender; lean; gaunt; as, a person becomes thin by disease.
  5. Not thickly or closely; in a seattered state; as, seed sown thin.
  6. Rare; not dense or thick; - applied to fluids or soft mixtures; as, thin blood; thin broth; thin air.
  7. Slight; small; slender; flimsy; wanting substance or depth or force; superficial; inadequate; not sufficient for a covering; as, a thin disguise.
  8. 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.
  9. To make thin ( in any of the senses of the adjective).
  10. Wanting in body or volume; small; feeble; not full.

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