thick vs thin

thick

Definitions

adverb

  1. in quick succession
  2. with a thick consistency

adjective

  1. (used informally) stupid
  2. hard to pass through because of dense growth
  3. not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions
  4. (used informally) associated on close terms
  5. having a short and solid form or stature
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noun

  1. the location of something surrounded by other things

Examples

The air had grown thick and smoky.

The illness means sufferers' pulmonary arteries have thicker and less elastic walls.

But for the watermark, the thickness of the paper and the missing security thread, the note, reportedly obtained from a private bank, looked like genuine currency for all practical purposes.

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thin

Definitions

adjective

  1. lacking spirit or sincere effort
  2. relatively thin in consistency or low in density; not viscous
  3. (of sound) lacking resonance or volume
  4. of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section
  5. not dense
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verb

  1. lessen the strength or flavor of a solution or mixture
  2. take off weight
  3. make thin or thinner
  4. lose thickness; become thin or thinner

adverb

  1. without viscosity

Examples

A thin veil of fog had rolled in off the bay, obscuring his view and coating the area in a pale gray-white mist.

Within five years, a unified currency in 1933 the "central" issue of "legal tender" currency has been relatively stable, so Donglai Bank has to resume business.

You think Spielberg would only have a rattletrap third-rate spaceship like the Millennium Falcon to ensure his survival?

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