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English definition of “thinly”

thinly

adverb uk   /ˈθɪn.li/ us  

thinly adverb (NOT THICK)

made or done so that something is not thick: thinly-sliced hamThin and fineNarrow and thin

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 seedlingsSmall in number and quantity

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 lieTransparent
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