Übersetzung von “thin” — Englisch–Französisch Wörterbuch

thin

adjectivethin /θɪn/
≠thick having a smaller distance than usual between sides or edges
fin/-e

a dress made of thin material
une robe faite de fine étoffe

Cut the slices thin.
Coupe de fines tranches.
≠fat, overweight (of a person) having little or no fat
mince

She looked pale and thin.
Elle paraissait pâle et mince.

a tall, thin man
un homme grand et mince
≠thick with few of sth growing in an area
clairsemé/-ée

His hair was getting thin on top.
Ses cheveux devenaient clairsemés sur le dessus.
≠thin (of liquid) flowing quickly like water
liquide

The soup was a little thin.
La soupe était un peu liquide.
not large in size or amount
court/-e , restreint/-e

Trading on the stock market was thin.
Les échanges sur le marché financier étaient restreints.

She won by a thin margin.
Elle a gagné d'une courte tête.
(of air) not containing much oxygen
raréfié/-ée

at 20,000 feet where the air is thin
à 6 000 mètres, là où l'air se raréfie
out of thin air/into thin air
emphasizes that sth appears or disappears quickly
comme par enchantement

Suddenly, out of thin air, there was food for everyone.
Soudain, comme par enchantement, il y eut à manger pour tout le monde.

thin

verbthin [ θɪn ] ( thinning, thinned )
intransitive ( thin out,) to become smaller in size or number
se clairsemer

The crowd began to thin out.
La foule commença à se clairsemer.

Her hair is thinning.
Ses cheveux deviennent clairsemés.
transitive to make a liquid thinner
diluer

Thin the sauce with some wine.
Rallonge cette sauce avec du vin.

thin

adverbthin [ θɪn ]
=thinly in thin pieces
finement

I like the meat sliced thin.
J'aime la viande coupée en fines tranches.

(Übersetzung von “thin” aus dem GLOBAL English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)

thin

adjective /θin/

having a short distance between opposite sides

mince
thin paper
The walls of these houses are too thin.

(of people or animals) not fat

mince, maigre
She looks thin since her illness.

(of liquids, mixtures etc) not containing any solid matter; rather lacking in taste; (tasting as if) containing a lot of water or too much water

clair, liquide
thin soup.

not set closely together; not dense or crowded

clairsemé
His hair is getting rather thin.

not convincing or believable

peu convaincant
a thin excuse.
thinly adverb

de façon clairsemée
thinness noun

minceur
thin air

nowhere

sans laisser de traces
He disappeared into thin air.
thin-skinned adjective

sensitive; easily hurt or upset

susceptible
Be careful what you say – she’s very thin-skinned.
thin out

to make or become less dense or crowded

(s’)éclaircir
The trees thinned out near the river.

(Übersetzung von “thin” aus dem PASSWORD English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)