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- Newspaper … thick as a folded bath towel —W. P. Kinsella
- Richly covered … as a hen is with feathers —Anon
- Thick … as a brier patch with briers —Ellen Glasgow
- Thick as a mist —Percy Bysshe Shelley
- Thick as autumnal leaves —John Milton
- Thick as blood —Anon
This is used with many different reference points. To cite two examples from current fiction: “An aroma thick as blood” from Frank Conroy’s Stop-Time and “Automobile traffic thick as blood” from the story, White Gardens, by Mark Helprin.
- Thick as elephant trunks —Kay Boyle
- Thick as foreign coffee —Sylvia Plath
- (The atmosphere of sex is) thick as the dark —John Rechy
- (Exudes self-disgust) thick as the smell of a slept-in undershirt —Rosellen Brown
- (Fog) thick as night —Gertrude Atherton
|Noun||1.||thickness - the dimension through an object as opposed to its length or width|
dimension - the magnitude of something in a particular direction (especially length or width or height)
gauge - the thickness of wire
|2.||thickness - indistinct articulation; "judging from the thickness of his speech he had been drinking heavily"|
articulation - the aspect of pronunciation that involves bringing articulatory organs together so as to shape the sounds of speech
|3.||thickness - used of a line or mark|
|4.||thickness - resistance to flow|
consistency, eubstance, consistence, body - the property of holding together and retaining its shape; "wool has more body than rayon"; "when the dough has enough consistency it is ready to bake"
semifluidity - a property midway between a solid and a liquid
thinness - a consistency of low viscosity; "he disliked the thinness of the soup"
it is 4mm in thickness → tiene 4 milímetros de grosor