make something out of thin air

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  • from thin air — out of/from/thin air phrase if something appears from thin air, it appears suddenly in a mysterious way I can’t just make money appear out of thin air. Thesaurus: to appear slightly, suddenly or temporarilysynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • thin — thin1 W2S2 [θın] adj comparative thinner superlative thinnest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(not thick)¦ 2¦(not fat)¦ 3¦(hair)¦ 4¦(liquid)¦ 5¦(smoke/mist)¦ 6¦(air)¦ 7¦(excuse/argument/evidence etc)¦ 8 a thin …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • thin — I UK [θɪn] / US adjective Word forms thin : adjective thin comparative thinner superlative thinnest *** Other ways of saying thin: slim thin in an attractive way: He was looking much slimmer after his holiday. slender thin in a graceful way: a… …   English dictionary

  • thin — thin1 [ θın ] adjective *** ▸ 1 short between edges ▸ 2 with little fat on body ▸ 3 small in number/amount ▸ 4 flowing easily ▸ 5 without much evidence ▸ 6 growing far apart ▸ 7 about voice/sound ▸ 8 air: with little oxygen ▸ 9 smile: not sincere …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • air — [[t]e͟ə(r)[/t]] ♦ airs, airing, aired 1) N UNCOUNT Air is the mixture of gases which forms the earth s atmosphere and which we breathe. Draughts help to circulate air... Keith opened the window and leaned out into the cold air. ...water and air… …   English dictionary

  • thin — 1 /TIn/ comparative thinner superlative thickest adjective 1 NOT THICK having a very small distance or a smaller distance than usual between two sides or two flat surfaces: a thin nylon rope | She s only wearing a thin summer jacket. | two thin… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • thin — [[t]θɪ̱n[/t]] ♦♦♦ thinner, thinnest, thins, thinning, thinned 1) ADJ GRADED Something that is thin is much narrower than it is long. A thin cable carries the signal to a computer... James s face was thin, finely boned, and sensitive. 2) ADJ… …   English dictionary

  • air — 1 noun 1 GAS (U) the mixture of gases that we breathe and that surrounds the Earth: air pollution | There was a strong smell of burning in the air. | fresh air (=clean air): Let s go out and get some fresh air. see also: a breath of fresh air… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Something Wicked This Way Comes (novel) — Something Wicked This Way Comes   …   Wikipedia

  • thin — thinly, adv. thinness, n. /thin/, adj., thinner, thinnest, adv., v., thinned, thinning. adj. 1. having relatively little extent from one surface or side to the opposite; not thick: thin ice. 2. of small cross section in comparison with the… …   Universalium

  • thin — [[t]θɪn[/t]] adj. thin•ner, thin•nest, 1) having relatively little extent from one surface to the opposite: thin ice[/ex] 2) of small cross section in comparison with the length: a thin wire[/ex] 3) having little flesh; lean: a thin man[/ex] 4)… …   From formal English to slang

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