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Noun: thinness  thin-nus
  1. Relatively small dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width
    "the thinness of a rope";
    - tenuity, slenderness
  2. The property of having little body fat
    - leanness, spareness
  3. The property of being very narrow or thin
    "he marvelled at the thinness of her hair";
    - fineness
  4. The property of being scanty or scattered; lacking denseness
    - sparseness, spareness, sparsity
  5. A consistency of low viscosity
    "he disliked the thinness of the soup"

Type of: bodily property, body, consistence, consistency, dimension, exiguity, leanness, meagerness [N. Amer], meagreness [Brit, Cdn], narrowness, poorness, scantiness, scantness, substance

Antonym: thickness

Encyclopedia: Thinness