thinness


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relatively small dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width

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the property of being very narrow or thin

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the property of being scanty or scattered

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Near Keeling Atoll, in the Indian Ocean, I observed many little masses of confervae a few inches square, consisting of long cylindrical threads of excessive thinness, so as to be barely visible to the naked eye, mingled with other rather larger bodies, finely conical at both ends.
Her hair, of a shaded fairness, arranged with exquisite taste, fell in silky curls over her lovely mantling cheeks; she passed across the paper a delicate hand, whose thinness announced her extreme youth.
"You are altogether perfection; even your pallor and thinness are perfect; one could not wish you otherwise.
On the little plateau which crowned the barren hill there stood a single giant boulder, and against this boulder there lay a tall man, long-bearded and hard-featured, but of an excessive thinness. His placid face and regular breathing showed that he was fast asleep.
The hollowness and thinness of his face would have caused them to look large, under his yet dark eyebrows and his confused white hair, though they had been really otherwise; but, they were naturally large, and looked unnaturally so.
The smallness of the house and thinness of the walls brought everything so close to her, that, added to the fatigue of her journey, and all her recent agitation, she hardly knew how to bear it.
As they lay closely packed together, covered, for warmth's sake, with their patched and ragged clothes, little could be distinguished but the sharp outlines of pale faces, over which the sombre light shed the same dull heavy colour; with, here and there, a gaunt arm thrust forth: its thinness hidden by no covering, but fully exposed to view, in all its shrunken ugliness.
And in like manner does the touch adequately perceive the qualities of thickness or thinness, or softness or hardness?
He was about the middle height, but the thinness of his body, and the length of his legs, gave him the appearance of being much taller.
To walk with Katharine in the flesh would either feed that phantom with fresh food, which, as all who nourish dreams are aware, is a process that becomes necessary from time to time, or refine it to such a degree of thinness that it was scarcely serviceable any longer; and that, too, is sometimes a welcome change to a dreamer.
"Are we to go without spoons and forks then?" said Rosamond, whose very lips seemed to get thinner with the thinness of her utterance.
Previous research has linked genetics to obesity, however, this is the first study to look at genes related to genetic thinness.
The evidence review suggested that adolescents experience a high burden of stunting, thinness, and being overweight.
The sharp gain, exacerbated by the seasonal thinness of the market, was an invitation to sell amid an ongoing narratives about supply and demand imbalances.
Vendors Engineer Absorbent Cores to Achieve Required Thinness of Products Manufacturers are foretold to focus on improving the performance of baby disposable diaper by achieving the required thinness of products.