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thi‚ÄČner

  • n  a diluting agent
  • a  of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section
  • a  lacking excess flesh
  • s  very narrow
  • s  not dense
  • a  relatively thin in consistency or low in density; not viscous
    skimmed milk is much thinner than whole milk
  • a  (of sound) lacking resonance or volume
  • s  lacking spirit or sincere effort
  • s  lacking substance or significance; a fragile claim to fame"

  • Yes, the older we get, the thinner our hair gets.
  • In the past few years, executives have been using thinner and thinner capital acquisitions and questionable off-balance-sheet arrangements to build their money pails.
  • Using nanowires grown inside a porous aluminum tube to create a sheeting 10 times thinner than a piece of paper, they proved that they could wrap an object in the material and bend .
News & Articles

  • Antioch: Two killed, one wounded over violent 8-hour span
    ANTIOCH -- A city facing a critical shortage of police saw its resources stretched even thinner during a violent 8-hour stretch ending Wednesday, as two people were killed in separate incidents and a shootout between two groups injured another person.
    June 13, 2013 - Oakley News
  • Ultra-Thin And Hybrid HDDs Provide Options For Mobile Devices
    At the 2013 Computex Conference in Taiwan Seagate joined Western Digital with a 5-mm thick 2.5-inch 500 GB hard disk drive. These HDDs are thinner than conventional 2.5-inch HDDs for notebook computers, which are 7-mm and 9.5-mm thickness. At a suggested selling price of $89 the Seagate ultra-thin drive offers storage capacity at $0.18/GB, more than 3X less expensive than a solid state drive ...
    June 11, 2013 - Forbes
  • Toshiba Outfits Premium Satellite Laptops with 4th Generation Intel Core Processors and Intros ...
    Completely Redesigned Premium Laptops Up to 25 Percent Thinner Than Previous Models Plus Great Entertainment Capabilities and Battery Life IRVINE, Calif. -- Toshiba's Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today unveiled its completely redesigned version of its premium lines of Satellite(R) P Series and S Series laptops with the latest quad ...
    June 11, 2013 - ThomasNet
Quotes

  • Oprah Winfrey in Daily Mail
    I'm mad at myself,Winfrey writes. "I'm embarrassed. I can't believe that after all these years, all the things I know how to do, I'm still talking about my weight. I look at my thinner self and think, 'How did I let this happen again?"
  • Luke Donald in ic Wales
    It's nice to have a tournament close to home. You always feel a bit more relaxed and at ease, I suppose, and that sometimes can translate to good golf,added Donald. "The rough is a little bit thinner than it was last year. It's still...
  • Jeff Bezos in Reuters
    The new Kindle is "thinner, faster, crisper, with longer battery life, and capable of holding hundreds more books," said Amazon Chief Executive Jeff Bezos in a statement released alongside a company event at New York City's Morgan Library.

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