What is thick?

  • (adj): Closely crowded together.
    Example: "Thick crowds"
    Synonyms: compact, dense
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on thick:

Thick - See Also
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Pachycheilosuchus
... Pachycheilosuchus (meaning "thick lipped crocodile") is an extinct genus of mesoeucrocodylian from the Early Cretaceous of Texas, United States ... surface 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 on the neck formed by the ...
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 ...
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 units of cover rocks ... While thin-skinned deformation is common in many different localities, thick-skinned deformation requires much more strain to occur and is a rarer type of ...

More definitions of "thick":

  • (adj): (of darkness) very intense.
    Example: "Thick night"; "thick darkness"
    Synonyms: deep
  • (adv): With a thick consistency.
    Example: "The blood was flowing thick"
    Synonyms: thickly
  • (adj): (used informally) associated on close terms.
    Example: "The two were thick as thieves for months"
    Synonyms: chummy, buddy-buddy
  • (adj): Wide from side to side.
    Synonyms: heavy
  • (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): 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"
  • (noun): The location of something surrounded by other things.
    Synonyms: midst
  • (adv): In quick succession.
    Example: "Misfortunes come fast and thick"
    Synonyms: thickly
  • (adj): Hard to pass through because of dense growth.
    Example: "Thick woods"
    Synonyms: dense
  • (adj): Abundant.
    Example: "A thick head of hair"
  • (adj): Spoken as if with a thick tongue.
    Example: "The thick speech of a drunkard"
    Synonyms: slurred

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)

    At the thick of the dark
    the moment of the cold’s
    deepest plunge we brought branches
    cut from the green trees

    to fill our need,
    William Carlos Williams (1883–1963)

    Jesus was all right, but his disciples were thick and ordinary. It’s them twisting it that ruins it for me.
    John Lennon (1940–1980)