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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ten·u·ous /ˈtɛnjəwəs/
 (a.)稀薄的,微細的,纖細的,脆弱的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ten·u·ous a.
 1. Thin; slender; small; minute.
 2. Rare; subtile; not dense; -- said of fluids.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 tenuous
      adj 1: having little substance or significance; "a flimsy excuse";
             "slight evidence"; "a tenuous argument"; "a thin plot"
             [syn: flimsy, slight, thin]
      2: having thin consistency; "a tenuous fluid"
      3: very thin in gauge or diameter; "a tenuous thread"