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Synonyms for thickness
ˈθɪk nɪsthick·ness

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  1. thicknessnoun

    The property of being thick (in dimension).

    denseness, thickheadedness, fatness, stupidity, slowness

    quick-wittedness, acuity, sharpness, agility

  2. thicknessnoun

    A measure of how thick (in dimension) something is.

    The thickness of the Earth's crust is varies from two to 70 kilometres.


  3. thicknessnoun

    A layer.

    We upholstered the seat with three thicknesses of cloth to make it more comfortable to sit on.

    layer, stratum

  4. thicknessnoun

    The quality of being thick (in consistency).

    Whip the cream until it reaches a good thickness.

    viscosity, density

    runniness, thinness, liquidity, fluidity, wateriness

Princeton's WordNet

  1. thicknessnoun

    the dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width


    thinness, slenderness, tenuity

  2. thicknessnoun

    indistinct articulation

    "judging from the thickness of his speech he had been drinking heavily"


    thinness, tenuity, slenderness

  3. thickness, heavinessnoun

    used of a line or mark

    onerousness, heaviness, burdensomeness, weightiness, ponderousness, oppressiveness

    thinness, slenderness, tenuity

  4. thicknessnoun

    resistance to flow


    thinness, tenuity, slenderness

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. thicknessnoun

    denseness, density, compactness, grossness, crassitude, consistence, intimacy

    Associated words:
    pachometer, pachymeter

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "thickness":

    thick, depth, width, blade

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  1. William LaCourse:

    The combination of ultra-thin glass, less than the thickness of human hair, and very high strength allows glass to be bent, twisted, etc. without fracture, it will not fold flat like a dollar bill, but you could fold it around a metal rod and you could do it over and over and it will still go back to flat [ without ] creases.

  2. Simon McGeary:

    It will take months for pricing to bed down, and it certainly won't be figured out before Christmas, banks are in transition right now so it's difficult to know what the thickness of their capital layers will be and how various instruments are priced will be dependent on that.

  3. David Teuscher:

    A full-thickness tear is not going to heal on its own, it may settle down, it may feel more comfortable, but it may have also been subject to micro re-injury.

  4. Surfside Mayor Charles Burkett:

    We have been in there several times now. We have taken out samples. We've done the ground-penetrating radar. We're trying to determine the amount of steel, the thickness of the slabs, so we're trying to compile all that information and see exactly if there is some indication of weakness.

  5. Mehrdad Sasani:

    The constructed slab thickness based on the core data seems to be at least equal to the value shown on the original drawings. So I am not sure what they are referring to as ‘curious results,’.

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