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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (1)

1. take off weight;
[syn: reduce, melt off, lose weight, slim, slenderize, thin, slim down]


ADJECTIVE (2)

1. being of delicate or slender build;
- Example: "she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"- Frank Norris
- Example: "a slim girl with straight blonde hair"
- Example: "watched her slight figure cross the street"
[syn: slender, slight, slim, svelte]

2. small in quantity;
- Example: "slender wages"
- Example: "a slim chance of winning"
- Example: "a small surplus"
[syn: slender, slim]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Slim \Slim\ (sl[i^]m), a. [Compar. Slimmer; superl. Slimmest.] [Formerly, bad, worthless, weak, slight, awry, fr. D. slim; akin to G. schlimm, MHG. slimp oblique, awry; of uncertain origin. The meaning of the English word seems to have been influenced by slender.] 1. Worthless; bad. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [1913 Webster] 2. Weak; slight; unsubstantial; poor; as, a slim argument. "That was a slim excuse." --Barrow. [1913 Webster] 3. Of small diameter or thickness in proportion to the height or length; slender; as, a slim person; a slim tree. --Grose. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

slim adj 1: being of delicate or slender build; "she was slender as a willow shoot is slender"- Frank Norris; "a slim girl with straight blonde hair"; "watched her slight figure cross the street" [syn: slender, slight, slim, svelte] 2: small in quantity; "slender wages"; "a slim chance of winning"; "a small surplus" [syn: slender, slim] v 1: take off weight [syn: reduce, melt off, lose weight, slim, slenderize, thin, slim down] [ant: gain, put on]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

138 Moby Thesaurus words for "slim": Lenten, Spartan, abstemious, adroit, airy, ascetic, attenuate, attenuated, austere, barebones, bean pole, beanstalk, boyish, broomstick, canny, cheeseparing, chinchy, chintzy, clothes pole, corpse, cunning, delicate, dexterous, diaphanous, diet, diluted, dwarfed, dwarfish, ethereal, exiguous, fat, fine, fine-drawn, finespun, flimsy, frail, frugal, gauzy, girlish, gossamer, gracile, impoverished, infrequent, ingenious, insubstantial, jejune, lacy, lanky, lean, light, limited, lissome, lithe, lithesome, lose weight, meager, mean, miserly, misty, narrow, negligible, niggardly, off, outside, paltry, papery, parsimonious, piddling, poor, puny, rare, rarefied, rattlebones, reduce, reedy, scant, scanty, scarce, scattered, scrawny, scrimp, scrimping, scrimpy, seldom met with, seldom seen, shadow, skeleton, skimp, skimping, skimpy, slender, slenderish, slenderize, slight, slight-made, slimmish, slinky, sly, small, spare, sparing, sparse, spindlelegs, spindleshanks, spotty, sprinkled, stack of bones, starvation, stilt, stingy, stinted, straitened, stunted, subsistence, subtle, svelte, sylphlike, tenuous, thin, thin-bodied, thin-set, thin-spun, thinnish, threadlike, tight, twiggy, unnourishing, unnutritious, vague, walking skeleton, wasp-waisted, watered, watered-down, watery, weak, willowy, wiredrawn, wispy
The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003):

slim n. A small, derivative change (e.g., to code).
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

SLIM A VLSI language for translating DFA's into circuits. J.L. Hennessy, "SLIM: A Simulation and Implementation Language for VLSI Microcode", Lambda, Apr 1981, pp.20-28. [Jargon File]
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015):

slim A small, derivative change (e.g. to code). (2003-05-13)