01. As we flew into L.A., we saw a [thick] layer of smog over the city.
02. Slowly heat the sauce to [thicken] it.
03. The walls of our room aren't [thick] enough to keep out the noise from the next room.
04. The man had very broad shoulders and a [thick] neck.
05. The city was being choked by a [thick] blanket of smog.
06. Kelly's new baby girl has beautiful blue eyes and [thick], blonde hair.
07. The amount of time needed to cook a salmon depends on the [thickness] of the fish.
08. I couldn't understand a lot of the dialog in the movie because the actors were speaking with a [thick] Scottish accent.
09. The giraffe's heart is huge; it weighs over 20 pounds, is almost 2 feet long, and has walls up to four inches [thick].
10. A wristwatch that is less than one millimeter in [thickness] has been developed in Switzerland.
11. Scientists tell us that the brain gets its intelligence from a surface layer of tissue no more than a centimeter [thick].
12. The salt contained in all of the world's oceans could cover the United States in a layer two kilometers [thick].
13. When polar bears swim, a layer of fat and [thick] fur keeps them warm in the icy waters.
14. The large body of a gorilla is covered with a [thick] coat of coarse black hair.
15. The peel on my orange was so [thick] that there was hardly any actual fruit inside.
16. The walls of the bomb shelter are so [thick] that nothing can penetrate them.
17. The skin of a hippopotamus is so [thick] that most bullets cannot penetrate it.
18. Don't put too much cocoa powder in your milk or it will be too [thick].
19. The planet Venus shines brightly because its [thick] layer of clouds reflects sunlight.
20. Until the 15th century, people ate their meals off a [thick] slice of stale bread instead of a dinner plate.
21. The child couldn't even feel it when his mother spanked him because his diaper was so [thick].
22. Richard Armour once remarked that a rumor is one thing that gets [thicker] instead of thinner as it is spread.
23. During the Ice Age, some parts of the Earth's surface were covered in ice up to 180 meters [thick].
24. A Danish proverb notes that faults are [thick] where love is thin.
25. A Mexican proverb suggests that agreements should be clearly expressed, and chocolate should be served [thick].
26. An old proverb remarks that blood is [thicker] than water.
27. I tried to explain it to him, but he was too [thick] to understand.
28. She's taking her exams today, but she'll probably fail; she's a bit [thick].

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  • Thick — (th[i^]k), a. [Compar. {Thicker} ( [ e]r); superl. {Thickest}.] [OE. thicke, AS. [thorn]icce; akin to D. dik, OS. thikki, OHG. dicchi thick, dense, G. dick thick, Icel. [thorn]ykkr, [thorn]j[ o]kkr, and probably to Gael. & Ir. tiugh. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thick — [thik] adj. [ME thikke < OE thicce, thick, dense, akin to Ger dick < IE base * tegu , thick, fat > OIr tiug] 1. having relatively great depth; of considerable extent from one surface or side to the opposite; not thin [a thick board] 2.… …   English World dictionary

  • thick — ► ADJECTIVE 1) with opposite sides or surfaces relatively far apart. 2) (of a garment or fabric) made of heavy material. 3) made up of a large number of things or people close together: thick forest. 4) (thick with) densely filled or covered with …   English terms dictionary

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  • Thick — Thick, n. 1. The thickest part, or the time when anything is thickest. [1913 Webster] In the thick of the dust and smoke. Knolles. [1913 Webster] 2. A thicket; as, gloomy thicks. [Obs.] Drayton. [1913 Webster] Through the thick they heard one… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • thick — [adj1] deep, bulky blubbery, broad, burly, chunky, compact, concrete, consolidated, fat, firm, hard, heavy, high, husky, massive, obese, pudgy, solid, squat, stocky, stubby, stumpy, substantial, thickset, wide; concepts 491,773 Ant. attenuated,… …   New thesaurus

  • Thick — can refer to:* Thick description of human behavior * Thick set, a set of integers * Thick Records, a record label * Thick Physique * A thick , someone lacking in intelligence. Stupid person …   Wikipedia

  • thick — (adj.) O.E. þicce not thin, dense, from P.Gmc. *theku , *thekwia (Cf. O.S. thikki, O.H.G. dicchi, Ger. dick, O.N. þykkr, O.Fris. thikke), from PIE *tegu thick (Cf. Gaelic tiugh). Secondary O.E. sense of close together is preserved in …   Etymology dictionary

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  • thick´en|er — thick|en «THIHK uhn», transitive verb. to make thick or thicker: »to thicken a wall. Mother thickens the gravy with flour. SYNONYM(S): coagulate, congeal, condense. –v.i. 1. to become thick or thicker: »The pudding will thicken as it cools. The… …   Useful english dictionary

  • thick|en — «THIHK uhn», transitive verb. to make thick or thicker: »to thicken a wall. Mother thickens the gravy with flour. SYNONYM(S): coagulate, congeal, condense. –v.i. 1. to become thick or thicker: »The pudding will thicken as it cools. The weather… …   Useful english dictionary

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