wafer-thin


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wafer-thin

adj
1. extremely thin and flat
2. (of a margin, majority, etc) very small in amount
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.wafer-thin - very thinwafer-thin - very thin; "wafer-thin sheets of metal"
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"
Adv.1.wafer-thin - very thin; "it was cut wafer-thin"
Translations

wafer-thin

[ˈweɪfəˈθɪn] ADJ
1. (lit) → finísimo
2. (fig) [majority] → muy estrecho

wafer-thin

adjhauchdünn

wafer-thin

[ˌweɪfəˈθɪn] adjsottilissimo/a

wafer

(ˈweifə) noun
a type of very thin biscuit, often eaten with ice-cream.
ˌwafer-ˈthin adjective
extremely thin.
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Another way is to top bruschetta with wafer-thin celery slices, blue cheese and a drizzle of honey.