1. very thin
    wafer-thin sheets of metal
  1. very thin
    it was cut wafer-thin
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How To Use wafer-thin In A Sentence

  • I finger-tipped the last crumbs of my wafer-thin slice of cake and put the plate down, ruefully, looking with some envy at Graham finishing the last of a huge man-sized chunk.
  • My starter of ‘wafer-thin slices of Tombuie-smoked venison, complemented with a delicious fruit chutney made with Miller's gin, served on a croute of crisp golden toast ’, had one of the menu's terser descriptions.
  • Business is brisk and many buyers say that they enjoy watching the vendors deftly dropping wafer-thin banana slices into the boiling oil.
  • Use a zester or potato peeler to remove the wafer-thin zest from the lemon. Times, Sunday Times
  • In these days of corporate austerity, economic gloom and wafer-thin margins, it is brave to post substantially increased profits and claim there is still more to come.
  • It was wonderful, with the piping-hot, wafer-thin rice flour skin giving way to a beautiful mouthful of chicken and vegetables, all complemented by the chilli sauce.
  • Voluntary schemes urging firms, intent on maintaining wafer-thin cost advantages in the Pearl River Delta, to invest in costly green technologies haven't proven popular so far.
  • They still look potent in attack but wafer-thin in midfield and wobbly in defence under pressure.
  • Under his skilled fingers, the wafer-thin shavings fluttered to the ground like curly cream snowflakes as the wood took shape. PRETTY MAIDS ALL IN A ROW
  • Seared tuna was cut wafer-thin and plated in an odd checkerboard pattern with diaphanous slivers of half-ripe mango.
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