• IPA: /ˈθɪknəs/


  1. (uncountable) The property of being thick (in dimension).
  2. (uncountable) A measure of how thick (in dimension) something is.
    The thickness of the Earth's crust varies from two to 70 kilometres.
  3. (countable) A layer.
    We upholstered the seat with three thicknesses of cloth to make it more comfortable to sit on.
  4. (uncountable) The quality of being thick (in consistency).
    Whip the cream until it reaches a good thickness.
  5. (uncountable, informal) The property of being thick (slow to understand).
Synonyms Antonyms Translations Translations Translations
  • German: Dicke
  • Russian: густота́

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