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thinly

adverb uk   us   /ˈθɪn.li/

thinly adverb (NOT THICK)

made or done so that something is not thick: thinly-sliced ham

thinly adverb (FEW)

with only a small number of people or things, or without the people or things being close to each other: a thinly populated area thinly planted seedlings

thinly adverb (TRANSPARENT)

in a way that is not difficult to see through or to recognize: A light mist thinly covered the summit. a thinly disguised lie
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