adjective, slenderer, slenderest.
having a circumference that is small in proportion to the height or length:
a slender post.
thin or slight; light and graceful:
small in size, amount, extent, etc.; meager:
a slender income.
having little value, force, or justification:
thin or weak, as sound.
of small width relative to length or height
(esp of a person’s figure) slim and well-formed
small or inadequate in amount, size, etc: slender resources
(of hopes, etc) having little foundation; feeble
very small: a slender margin
(of a sound) lacking volume
(phonetics) (now only in Irish phonology) relating to or denoting a close front vowel, such as i or e
noun, Rocketry. 1. aspect ratio (def 4a). aspect ratio noun 1. Aeronautics. the ratio of the span of an airfoil to its mean chord. 2. Television. the ratio of the width of an image to its height, usually the ratio 4 to 3. 3. Naval Architecture. the ratio of the height of a rudder to […]
verb 1. simple past tense and past participle of sleep. verb (used without object), slept, sleeping. 1. to take the rest afforded by a suspension of voluntary bodily functions and the natural suspension, complete or partial, of consciousness; cease being awake. 2. Botany. to assume, especially at night, a state similar to the sleep of […]
noun 1. Danish name of Schleswig. noun 1. the Danish name for Schleswig
noun 1. Schleswig.