having a small or smaller than average distance between opposite surface; not stick
(of a liquid) watery, flowing easily, not closely packed, made of few objects widely separated, easy to see through, not dense
having little fat on the body, not fat
lacking in strength and fullness, not having the necessary qualities to gain the intended result; unsatisfactory
(cause to) become thin or thinner
"a thin chiffon blouse"
"a thin book"
"a thin layer of paint"
"you can't be too rich or too thin"
"Yon Cassius has a lean and hungry look"
"a thin line across the page"
"a thin beard"
"trees were sparse"
"air is thin at high altitudes"
"a thin soup"
"skimmed milk is much thinner than whole milk"
"a thin feeble cry"
"a thin smile"
"a tenuous argument"
"a thin plot"
"the blood was flowing thin"
"Thin the solution"
He ran his thin bony fingers through her hair.
出自： A. N. Wilson
A bright thin crescent moon.
出自： L. Ellmann
The tablecloth was thin and frayed.
出自： R. Rayner
Some are thin as pencil points.
出自： J. C. Oates
A woman thinned and raddled by incessant jealousy.
出自： Hugh Walpole
Seven years of war have stretched their army thin.
这液体好像变得稀薄了。 thin sth ⇔ down
The painter thinned the paint down with white spirit.
Can you thin the paint down so that it spreads more easily?
The oppression of the invaders had thinned down the population of the village.
入侵者的压迫使这个村庄的人口减少了。 thin down to sth
The stream had thinned down to a mere trickle.
Her voice thinned down to a whisper as people turned to shush her.
傍晚时,敌人的抵抗越来越弱了。 thin sth ⇔ out
The barber thinned out his customer's thick hair.
理发师把顾客的浓密头发削薄了些。 thin out
Towards the city limits the houses begin to thin out.
靠近城市尽头的地方房屋渐渐稀少起来。 thin sth ⇔ out
He thinned out the seedlings.
War and disease had thinned out the population.
The population of the city was thinned out by the black death.
这个城市的人口由于黑死病而减少了。 thin sth ⇔ out
They thinned out a stand to create a lush forest tomorrow.