What is thick?

  • (noun): The location of something surrounded by other things.
    Synonyms: midst
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on thick:

Thick - See Also
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... Pachycheilosuchus (meaning "thick lipped crocodile") is an extinct genus of mesoeucrocodylian from the Early Cretaceous of Texas, United States ... and a rounded posterior surface), a thick margin on the maxillae (the main tooth-bearing bones of the upper jaw thus "thick lipped crocodile"), and a shield of armor ...
Thick-skinned Deformation
... Thick-skinned deformation is a geological term which refers to crustal shortening that involves basement rocks and deep-seated faults as opposed to only the upper ... is common in many different localities, thick-skinned deformation requires much more strain to occur and is a rarer type of deformation ...
List Of Birds Of Egypt - Thick-knees
... The thick-knees are a group of largely tropical waders in the family Burhinidae ... Eurasian Thick-knee Burhinus oedicnemus Senegal Thick-knee Burhinus senegalensis ...
SMS Fürst Bismarck (1897) - Design - Armor
... The armor belt was 20 cm (7.9 in) thick in the central portion of the ship, and tapered down to 10 cm (3.9 in) towards either end of the ship ... Set behind the armored belt were 10 cm (3.9 in) thick shields for critical areas of the ship ... The main armored deck was 3 cm (1.2 in) thick, with 5 cm (2.0 in) thick slopes ...

More definitions of "thick":

  • (adj): Closely crowded together.
    Example: "Thick crowds"
    Synonyms: compact, dense
  • (adj): Wide from side to side.
    Synonyms: heavy
  • (adj): Hard to pass through because of dense growth.
    Example: "Thick woods"
    Synonyms: dense
  • (adj): Spoken as if with a thick tongue.
    Example: "The thick speech of a drunkard"
    Synonyms: slurred
  • (adj): (of darkness) very intense.
    Example: "Thick night"; "thick darkness"
    Synonyms: deep
  • (adj): Relatively dense in consistency.
    Example: "Thick cream"; "thick soup"; "thick smoke"; "thick fog"
  • (adj): Abundantly covered or filled.
    Example: "The top was thick with dust"
  • (adj): Abundant.
    Example: "A thick head of hair"
  • (adj): Not thin; of a specific thickness or of relatively great extent from one surface to the opposite usually in the smallest of the three solid dimensions.
    Example: "An inch thick"; "a thick board"; "a thick sandwich"; "spread a thick layer of butter"; "thick coating of dust"; "thick warm blankets"
  • (adj): (used informally) associated on close terms.
    Example: "The two were thick as thieves for months"
    Synonyms: chummy, buddy-buddy
  • (adv): With a thick consistency.
    Example: "The blood was flowing thick"
    Synonyms: thickly
  • (adv): In quick succession.
    Example: "Misfortunes come fast and thick"
    Synonyms: thickly

Famous quotes containing the word thick:

    When Paul Bunyan’s loggers roofed an Oregon bunkhouse with shakes, fog was so thick that they shingled forty feet into space before discovering they had passed the last rafter.
    State of Oregon, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    Lawyers are like rhinoceroses: thick skinned, short-sighted, and always ready to charge.
    David Mellor (b. 1949)

    And they lie like wedges,
    Thick end to thin end and thin end to thick end,
    And are a figure of the way the strong
    Of mind and strong of arm should fit together,
    One thick where one is thin and vice versa.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)