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Definition of Thick

Thick

  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.
  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.
  4. Not transparent or clear; hence, turbid, muddy, or misty; as, the water of a river is apt to be thick after a rain.
  5. Abundant, close, or crowded in space; closely set; following in quick succession; frequently recurring.
  6. Not having due distinction of syllables, or good articulation; indistinct; as, a thick utterance.
  7. Deep; profound; as, thick sleep.
  8. Dull; not quick; as, thick of fearing.
  9. Intimate; very friendly; familiar.
  10. The thickest part, or the time when anything is thickest.
  11. A thicket; as, gloomy thicks.
  12. Frequently; fast; quick.
  13. Closely; as, a plat of ground thick sown.
  14. To a great depth, or to a greater depth than usual; as, land covered thick with manure.
  15. To thicken.

Thick Quotations

A human being has so many skins inside, covering the depths of the heart. We know so many things, but we don't know ourselves! Why, thirty or forty skins or hides, as thick and hard as an ox's or bear's, cover the soul. Go into your own ground and learn to know yourself there.
Meister Eckhart

The path of sound credence is through the thick forest of skepticism. - George Jean Nathan
The path of sound credence is through the thick forest of skepticism.
George Jean Nathan

Trouble results when the speed of growth exceeds the speed of nurturing human resources. To use the analogy of growth rings in a tree, when unusually rapid growth caused the rings to grow abnormally thick, the tree trunk weakens and is easily broken.
Akio Toyoda

When people think about computer science, they imagine people with pocket protectors and thick glasses who code all night.
Marissa Mayer

In tough times, some of us see protecting the climate as a luxury, but that's an outdated 20th-century worldview from a time when we thought industrialization was the end goal, waste was growth, and wealth meant a thick haze of air pollution.
Alex Steffen
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Thick Translations

thick in Dutch is dik, gebonden, dicht
thick in German is dicht, dick, dick
thick in Italian is grosso, impermabile
thick in Latin is creber, profundus
thick in Norwegian is tykk
thick in Portuguese is gordo, densamente
thick in Spanish is grueso, denso, espeso
thick in Swedish is tjocka, tjock
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