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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

What I do is sometimes - at least in Germany - met with wounding campaigns. I always face the question: should I grow myself a thick skin and ignore it, or should I let myself be wounded? I've decided to be wounded, since, if I grew a thick skin, there are other things I wouldn't feel any more.
Gunter Grass

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

I'm not ashamed of what I am and that I have curves and that I'm thick. I like my body.
Alicia Keys

There is good evidence that Venus once had liquid water and a much thinner atmosphere, similar to Earth billions of years ago. But today the surface of Venus is dry as a bone, hot enough to melt lead, there are clouds of sulfuric acid that reach a hundred miles high and the air is so thick it's like being 900 meters deep in the ocean.
Bill Nye
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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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