Sinonimi di thin
1 (aggettivo )
much narrower than it is longA thin cable carries the signal to a computer.
2 (aggettivo )
(of a person or animal) having no excess body fata tall, thin man with grey hair
She is pretty, of slim build, with blue eyes.
She was thin and spare, with a shapely intelligent face.
She watched the tall, lean figure step into the car.
The crane raised its slender neck.
He was quite a skinny little boy.
light, , ,
Try to wear light, loose clothes.
an old man with a bony face and white hair
He was six feet four, all lanky and leggy.
horrific television pictures of emaciated prisoners
Nearly a third of the children were severely underweight.
a scrawny woman with dyed black hair
a lank youth with a ponytail
skin and bone,
a flock of scraggy sheep
thin as a rake,
3 (aggettivo )
The recipe makes about 5 dozen thin biscuits.
the papery skin of garlic cloves
4 (aggettivo )
not denseThe soup was thin and clear.
a plateful of watery cabbage soup
a weak cup of tea
Encourage your child to drink diluted fruit juice.
a dilute solution of bleach
Warm the honey until it becomes runny.
5 (aggettivo )
The crowd had been thin for the first half of the match.
a meagre 3% pay rise
Many slopes are rock fields with sparse vegetation.
So far, what scanty evidence we have points to two subjects.
poor wages and terrible working conditions
A poor crop has sent vegetable prices spiralling.
Supplies of food and medicine are inadequate.
There was insufficient evidence to proceed.
a diet deficient in vitamins
6 (aggettivo )
not denseHer gown was thin and she shivered from the cold.
Her suit was of a pale grey fine material.
The colours are delicate and tasteful.
a flimsy pink chiffon nightgown
sheer black tights
a sheet of transparent coloured plastic
She was wearing a white see-through blouse.
daring gossamer dresses of sheer black lace
a long, filmy skirt
7 (aggettivo )
unconvincing because badly thought out or badly presentedThe evidence is thin, and to some extent, ambiguous.
unconvincing, , ,
He was given the usual unconvincing excuses.
The meal was very poor.
He was a poor actor.
The evidence against him was too weak to hold up in court.
It's only made a slight difference.
shallow, , ,
I think he is shallow, vain and untrustworthy.
He mumbled some lame excuse about having gone to sleep.
The hole was a scant 0.23 inches in diameter.
a flimsy wooden door
8 (aggettivo )
(of a voice) high-pitched and not very loudHer thin voice rose high in complaint.
Her voice was so weak we could hardly hear her.
He became aware of the soft, faint sounds of water dripping.
This is a feeble argument.
a very small voice
She's still feeling a bit low after having flu.
He says the measure is soft and weak on criminals.
1 (verbo )
to make or become thin or sparseIt would have been better to thin the trees over several winters.
2 (verbo )
to make or become thin or sparseAspirin thins the blood, letting it flow more easily.
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in the sense of attenuate
Preparation and training can attenuate risk.
in the sense of bony
thinan old man with a bony face and white hair
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