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

 thick /ˈθɪk/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Thick a. [Compar. Thicker superl. Thickest.]
 1. Measuring in the third dimension other than length and breadth, or in general dimension other than length; -- said of a solid body; as, a timber seven inches thick.
    Were it as thick as is a branched oak.   --Chaucer.
    My little finger shall be thicker than my father's loins.   --1 Kings xii. 10.
 2. Having more depth or extent from one surface to its opposite than usual; not thin or slender; as, a thick plank; thick cloth; thick paper; thick neck.
 3. Dense; not thin; inspissated; as, thick vapors. Also used figuratively; as, thick darkness.
    Make the gruel thick and slab.   --Shak.
 4. Not transparent or clear; hence, turbid, muddy, or misty; as, the water of a river is apt to be thick after a rain. “In a thick, misty day.”
 5. Abundant, close, or crowded in space; closely set; following in quick succession; frequently recurring.
    The people were gathered thick together.   --Luke xi. 29.
    Black was the forest; thick with beech it stood.   --Dryden.
 6. Not having due distinction of syllables, or good articulation; indistinct; as, a thick utterance.
 7. Deep; profound; as, thick sleep. [R.]
 8. Dull; not quick; as, thick of fearing.
    His dimensions to any thick sight were invincible.   --Shak.
 9. Intimate; very friendly; familiar. [Colloq.]
    We have been thick ever since.   --T. Hughes.
 Note:Thick is often used in the formation of compounds, most of which are self-explaining; as, thick-barred, thick-bodied, thick-coming, thick-cut, thick-flying, thick-growing, thick-leaved, thick-lipped, thick-necked, thick-planted, thick-ribbed, thick-shelled, thick-woven, and the like.
 Thick register. Phon. See the Note under Register, n., 7.
 Thick stuff Naut., all plank that is more than four inches thick and less than twelve. --J. Knowles.
 Syn: -- Dense; close; compact; solid; gross; coarse.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Thick, n.
 1. The thickest part, or the time when anything is thickest.
    In the thick of the dust and smoke.   --Knolles.
 2. A thicket; as, gloomy thicks. [Obs.]
    Through the thick they heard one rudely rush.   --Spenser.
 He through a little window cast his sight
 Through thick of bars, that gave a scanty light.   --Dryden.
 Thick-and-thin block Naut., a fiddle block. See under Fiddle.
 Through thick and thin, through all obstacles and difficulties, both great and small.
    Through thick and thin she followed him.   --Hudibras.
    He became the panegyrist, through thick and thin, of a military frenzy.   --Coleridge.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Thick adv.
 1. Frequently; fast; quick.
 2. Closely; as, a plat of ground thick sown.
 3. To a great depth, or to a greater depth than usual; as, land covered thick with manure.
 Thick and threefold, in quick succession, or in great numbers. [Obs.] --L'Estrange.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Thick, v. t. & i.  To thicken. [R.]
 The nightmare Life-in-death was she,
 Who thicks man's blood with cold.   --Coleridge.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great
             extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the
             smallest of the three solid dimensions; "an inch
             thick"; "a thick board"; "a thick sandwich"; "spread a
             thick layer of butter"; "thick coating of dust";
             "thick warm blankets" [ant: thin]
      2: closely crowded together; "a compact shopping center"; "a
         dense population"; "thick crowds" [syn: compact, dense]
      3: relatively dense in consistency; "thick cream"; "thick
         soup"; "thick smoke"; "thick fog" [ant: thin]
      4: spoken as if with a thick tongue; "the thick speech of a
         drunkard"; "his words were slurred" [syn: slurred]
      5: wide from side to side; "a heavy black mark" [syn: heavy]
      6: hard to pass through because of dense growth; "dense
         vegetation"; "thick woods" [syn: dense]
      7: (of darkness) very intense; "thick night"; "thick darkness";
         "a face in deep shadow"; "deep night" [syn: deep]
      8: abundant; "a thick head of hair"
      9: heavy and compact in form or stature; "a wrestler of compact
         build"; "he was tall and heavyset"; "stocky legs"; "a
         thick middle-aged man"; "a thickset young man" [syn: compact,
          heavyset, stocky, thickset]
      10: (used informally) associated on close terms; "a close
          friend"; "the bartender was chummy with the regular
          customers"; "the two were thick as thieves for months"
          [syn: chummy, buddy-buddy, thick(p)]
      11: used informally [syn: blockheaded, boneheaded, fatheaded,
           loggerheaded, thickheaded, thick-skulled, wooden-headed]
      12: abundantly covered or filled; "the top was thick with dust"
      n : the location of something surrounded by other things; "in
          the midst of the crowd" [syn: midst]
      adv 1: with a thick consistency; "the blood was flowing thick"
             [syn: thickly] [ant: thinly]
      2: in quick succession; "misfortunes come fast and thick" [syn: