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


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Thin·ly a. In a thin manner; in a loose, scattered manner; scantily; not thickly; as, ground thinly planted with trees; a country thinly inhabited.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv 1: without force or sincere effort; "smiled thinly"
      2: without viscosity; "the blood was flowing thin" [syn: thin]
         [ant: thickly]
      3: in a small quantity or extent; "spread the margarine thinly
         over the meat"; "apply paint lightly" [syn: lightly]
         [ant: thickly]
      4: in a widely distributed manner; "thinly overgrown
         mountainside" [ant: densely]