paper thin

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Adj.1.paper thin - thin as paper; "her blouse was paper thin"
thin - of relatively small extent from one surface to the opposite or in cross section; "thin wire"; "a thin chiffon blouse"; "a thin book"; "a thin layer of paint"
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In a movie with little laughs and a paper thin plot, Reynolds as Chris Baxter, returns home as an LA executive and bumps into Jamie Palamino (Amy Smart), who 10 years before, crushed his dreams.
The firm's Paper Thin cymbal was based on a suggestion by drummer Gene Krupa.
Unwrap the dough, transfer to a lightly floured work surface, and roll until paper thin.
The Paper Thin Package (PTP) technology reduces the size of stacked chip packages by shrinking the width of the individual stacked ICs.
But reputations are only paper thin - it takes heart, soul and courage to turn men into legends.